This year, Eid-al-Fitr 2022 is expected to be celebrated on Tuesday, May 3rd of 2022. However, the exact date is subject to the sighting of the moon of Shawwal, 1443, the 10th month of the Islamic Calendar

Eid-al-Fitris a religious festival for all Muslims around the world. Eid-al-Fitr marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan. Eid-al-Fitr is Allah’s reward for believers who fasted during the holy month of Ramadan. This is also believers thanking Allah for giving them the chance and the strength to carry out His commands during the blessed month of Ramadan. Traditionally, Eid-al-Fitr is celebrated for three days in almost all Muslim countries.

Since it is a religious festival, Muslims all over the world celebrate this event with much fervour and each country’s celebrations vary as there is an influence of their traditions. Muslims all over the world celebrate the festival of Eid-al-Fitr by starting the day with the Eid prayer. After offering prayer, Muslims greet each other with the customary Eid greeting, “Eid Mubarak”. Everyone gets new clothes made for the special occasion because every single person wants to look his/her best. The day is spent with friends and family get-togethers, indulging in delicious feasts and handing out gifts also known as Eidi.

NASIR ALIM,

Khuzdar.