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Eid ul Fitr 2021 Date in Jammu Kashmir | Latest Updates, Announcements

Eid ul Fitr 2021 Date in Jammu Kashmir | Latest Update on Eid ul Fitr Moon Sighting Announcements Celebrations

Get latest updates on Eid ul fitr in UT of Jammu and Kashmir Eid ul Fitr 2021 Date in Jammu Kashmir, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Saudi Arabia Latest Updates, Live news on probable dates being announced . May 5, 2021 Update :” As per sources in Pakistan regarding news on the Eid ul-Fitr May 2021, there stands no chance of Eid-ul-Fitr moon sighting on 29th Ramadan

According to reliable sources, the new moon of month of Shawwal, 1442 AH will be visible on crossing conjunction point at 00-01 PST on 12-05-2021. Astronomical parameters of new moon and average cloud amounts at Pilot Balloon Observatories of Pakistan Meteorological Department are attached herewith.

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  1. As per the stronomical parameters, there is no Chance of sighting the new moon of Shawwal, 1442 AH on the evening of 12-05-2021 i.e. on 29th of Ramzan, 1442 AH. ( Eid ul Fitr 2021 Date in Jammu Kashmir | Date Announced | Latest Updates | Live News Coverage)

Furthermore according to climate record, the weather is expected to be Fair/partly cloudy in most parts of the country, as quoted by Central_Ruet_Hilal_Committee_Pakistan.” End Quote

Previous year, the Shawwal moon had been sighted in Pakistan by Reut e Hilal Committee and Eid was be celebrated in Pakistan tomorrow (Sunday, May 24th 2020). The UT of Jammu and Kashmir also observed Eid ul Fitr  on the same date.

While as in India, Eid ul Fitr was celebrated on May 25, Monday. EidUlFitr to be celebrated in India on May 25 as moon could not be sighted today, says Delhi Jamia Masjid’s Shahi Imam, Syed Ahmed Bukhaari

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Eid-ul-Fitr is being celebrated every year with much happiness and exuberance all over the world, after the holy month of Ramadhan, a 30 day fasting period. It is regarded as one of the most propitious festivals of the Muslims. Eid ul Fitr also marks the end of holy month of fasting named as Ramadhan. It commences on the first day of the month of Shawwal when muslim offer congregational Eid prayers at mosques or Eid Gahs.

 

As the  Eid ul Fitr 2021 date in Jammu Kashmir is solely dependent on the sight of Cresent of Shawwal , therefore a moon sighting by different groups of clerics is a must before the official announcement of the commencement of Eid ul Fitr.

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As per the latest and reliable astronomical sources, Eid ul Fitr 2021 date in Jammu Kashmir is likely to be on 12th May in Jammu and Kashmir and most of the parts of Asia including India, Pakistan and Bangladesh. Although the Eid ul Fitr will likely fall on 23th May in Gulf countries like Saudi Arabia, UAE etc.

 

Eid-ul-Fitr 2020 Date in Jammu Kashmir | Latest Update on Eid ul Fitr Moon Sighting Announcements Celebrations

Muslims during Ramadhan are required to observe fast from dawn to dusk. The fast is a 29 or 30 day long with specified times for eating (i.e after evening prayers till pre dawn prayers). The holy month of Ramadhan ends as soon as the moon of Shawwal is sighted, after which the buzz for Eid celebrations follow. The  Eid ul Fitr 2021 date in Jammu Kashmir and in other areas varies from country to country depending on the geographical locations and the time of moon sighting in a particular region.

Fasting is a command from Allah mentioned in the holy book Quran, however there are some exemptions for the critically ill persons or travellers. Muslims are also required to give alms in the form of Zakat before Eid ul Fitr prayers. The alms (current rate 55 INR per person )are mostly given to poor or needy so that they can also celebrate Eid with same fervour as the rich.

Eid-ul-Fitr 2020 Date in Jammu Kashmir | Latest Update on Eid ul Fitr Moon Sighting Announcements Celebrations

The Eid ul Fitr festival is celebrated by donning new clothes, meeting friends and families. In several households, a feast is prepared as members of the family gather to partake in it.

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Meanwhile, federal minister for Science and Technology, Pakistan government hinted at the date of commencement of Eid ul Fitr. The minister on thursday claimed, that the Eid ul Fitr will be celebrated on May 23, Sunday in many countries including Pakistan.

 

While interaction during a TV programme, Fawad Choudhary said that the Eid is mostly llikely to fall in the country on May 24th , given the pattern of the calendar prapared by the science ministry

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As per the latest news update, the minister in 2020 also conveyed there is a peculiar thing and pattern in the Eid-ul-Fitr 2020 as the festival will be announced on the same date as in most parts of the world like Pakistan (Jammu Kashmir included) , Indonesia, Malaysia and Saudi Arabia. On the contrary, Saudi Arabia and other Gulf countries celebrate Eid ul Fitr a day earlier than most of the Asian countries including Jammu and Kashmir. Furthermore, a meeting of the Central Ruet e Hilal Committee has been convened on Saturday, May 23 for Shawwal moon sighting in Karachi so that the likely dates could be announced.

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As the UT of Jammu and Kashmir have been following Pakistan when it comes to the sighting of Shawwal moon and celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr 2020 on the same date as Pakistan. From that point of view, the Eid ul Fitr 2021 date in Jammu Kashmir will be most likely announced and likely announced in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, May 13th.

The Supreme Court in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has urged Muslims throughout the country to inform about the sighting of the crescent moon if they see one. (Latest Live News on Eid ul Fitr 2021 Date in Jammu Kashmir)

The Supreme court said, “Whoever, among the masses in the country witnesses the sighting of the Shawwal moon with naked eyes or through reliable devices like binoculars, should report the same to the nearest court and register testimony, or report to the concerned authority of a region’s institution in the area”.

Astronomers at the observatory of Majmaah University near Riyadh in Saudi Arabia confirmed on Thursday that the crescent moon of Shawwal is unlikely to be sighted on Friday, Ramadan 29 (May 22, 2020).

Official sources at the observatory said ” Sun will set at 6.39 pm at 293 degrees, and the moon will set at 6.26 pm Friday, Ramadhan 29, and this signifies that the moon will set 13 minutes before the sunset”, as quoted and based on the scientific calculations published on the astronomical observatory site. (Eid ul Fitr 2021 Date in Jammu Kashmir | Probable Timing Announced | Latest Update | Live News)

According to the latest updates and live scientific calculations that were published on the astronomical observatory site that sun will set at 6.39 pm at 293 degrees, and the moon will set at 6.26 pm Friday, Ramadan 29, and this means the moon will set 13 minutes before the sunset.”

The Islamic or Hijri calendar is determined by moon cycles, which last either 29 or 30 days. The presence of a new moon signals the start of a new month.

Previous Year Greetings from Political Leaders

Jammu and Kashmir Apni Party (JKAP) president Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari has in advance greeted the people of Jammu and Kashmir on the auspicious occasion of Eid ul Fitr. The party president hoped that this Eid shall mark the beginning of peace, harmony and an end to the current situation by the spread of COVID-19.

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“I find it an opportunity to hold out my extreme greetings to the people on the auspicious occasion of Jumat ul Vida and Eid ul Fitr 2020 that will be observed in Jammu and Kashmir. This day is quite holy and unique in getting the mercy and blessings of Almighty Allah in abundance. I urge the people of Jammu and Kashmir to pray for everlasting peace in the state of Jammu and Kashmir and put an end to the sufferings caused by the deadly Coronavirus

However, unlike the rest of Eids that were being celebrated before in a conventionally joyful manner in Jammu Kashmir and rest of the world, the Eid ul Fitr 2021  will be observed with utter simplicity and restricted manner. The sole reason being the current COVID pandemic that has forced authorities to impose the restrictions during the Eid ul Fitr. Although, there have been many relaxations in parts of Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir ahead of Eid ul Fitr 2021 to allow people to buy essential items like bakery, mutton etc. Jammu and Kashmir have been in a COVID induced lockdown since mid-march 2020 it seems to be a prolonged lockdown considering the increasing number of Coronavirus cases in the valley. (Eid ul Fitr 2021 Date in Jammu Kashmir | Probable Dates Announced )

 

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