Eid in Saudi Arabia,
UK, Arab countries today
in Pakistan, India
and BD on Tuesday


RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s Supreme Court announced on Saturday that Sunday would be the last day of Ramadan, meaning Eid Al-Fitr would begin on Monday May 2.
The Crescent Sighting Committee of the Supreme Court held a session to determine the start of the month of Shawwal for this year, which is done by the sighting of the crescent moon, in accordance with the Muslim lunar calendar.

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The committee said it had not seen any evidence of the moon on Saturday evening, Saudi Press Agency said, citing a royal court statement.
“The department decided that Sunday…is the 30th day of the blessed month of Ramadan for this year, and that Monday…is the first day of the blessed Eid Al-Fitr day for this year,” the statement said.
The Supreme Court congratulated King Salman, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, all Saudi citizens, residents, and Muslims, on Eid Al-Fitr. Eid-ul-Fitr is celebrating in UK today and in some places tomorrow.

Eid-ul-Fitr in Pakistan

The Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee on Sunday announced that the Shawwal moon has not been sighted, hence Eidul Fitr will fall on Tuesday, May 3.

The committee’s chairman, Maulana Abdul Khabeer Azad, made the announcement while addressing a press conference in Islamabad. “No authentic testimony of the moon being sighted was received therefore it was agreed with the consensus that Eidul Fitr will be on May 3,” he said.

Saudi Supreme Court

Maulana Azad said it was the committee’s effort to further strengthen itself as a platform for “unity” and spread that message to households.

“Our effort in the future as well will be that we move forward together,” he said.

The committee had convened the meeting this evening to sight the moon for Eidul Fitr in Karachi, whereas zonal bodies of the committee also met in Islamabad, Quetta, Peshawar and Lahore.

Meanwhile, the Shawwal moon has been sighted in several other countries, including Saudi Arabia and Oman, where the first day of Eid will fall on Monday (tomorrow).

Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Chairman Maulana Abdul Khabeer Azad announces the date for Eid-ul-Fitr in a press conference in Islamabad. 

Earlier, the committee members in Karachi said the moon had not been sighted anywhere in the city, adding the final decision would be announced by the committee chairman from Islamabad.

Eid-ul-Fitr in India

The crescent moon for the Islamic month of Shawwal was not sighted on Sunday evening, therefore clerics across the country announced that the festival of Eid-ul-Fitr will be celebrated in India on May 3.
Lucknow’s Markazi Chand Committee said that the Shawwal crescent was not sighted on Sunday evening hence, May 2 will be observed as the last day of Ramzan and Eid ul-Fitr will be celebrated on May 3. “Marzaki Chand Committee Farangi Mahal, Qazi-e-Shahar Maulana Khalid Rashid Farangi Mahli Imam Idgah Lucknow has announced that today is the date 29 Ramzan-ul-Mubarak 1443 H. There is no moon of Shawwal on May 1, 2022.

So tomorrow is 30th roza and Eid-ul-Fitr will be on May 3, 2022. Eid-ul-Fitr namaz at Indgah Lucknow will be held on 03 May 2022 at 10 am,” Marzaki Chand Committee said in a statment.
Office of Chief Kazi to the Government of Tamil Nadu said in a statment also said that the Eid-ul-Fitr will be on May 3.
“The new moon for the month of Shawwal 2022 (1443 H) was not sighted on Sunday, May 1, 2022. Therefore, Eid-ul-Fitr (Ramzan Eid) will be celebrated on Tuesday, May 3, 2022,” it said.
The Executive members of Ruyat-E-Hilaal Committee of Karnataka announced that the crescent was not sighted anywhere across the country and hence the Eid al-Fitr will be celebrated on May 3.
Eid-ul-Fitr is celebrated by Muslims around the globe to mark the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramzan.
Ramzan is observed by Muslims worldwide as a month of fasting to commemorate the first revelation of the Quran to the Prophet Muhammad, according to Islamic belief. Ramzan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, which involves rigorous fasting for about 30 days.