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In pictures: Eid-ul-Fitr celebrated with traditional zeal across Jammu and Kashmir, Kerala

Eid-ul-Fitr joyously marked across J&K and Kerala; devotees throng mosques, including Hazratbal Shrine, celebrating the end of Ramzan

Our Web Desk Published 10.04.24, 02:04 PM
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Eid-ul-Fitr was celebrated across Jammu and Kashmir with traditional fervour and gaiety. A large congregation of devotees assembled at Hazratbal Shrine on the banks of Dal Lake in Kashmir. Former chief ministers of the erstwhile Jammu and Kashmir state Farooq Abdullah, Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti were among those who offered prayers at the shrine.

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Muslim devotees offer prayers on the occassion of Eid al-Fitr, marking the end of the holy month of Ramzan, in Thiruvananthapuram. Eid-ul-Fitr is celebrated across the world on different days and it is determined by the sighting of the crescent moon which is supposed to denote the start of the Shawwal month in the lunar Islamic calendar.

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The Muslim community in Kerala celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr with traditional fervour, marking the culmination of the one-month-long religious fasting. Faithful, cutting across age barriers, thronged mosques across the state to offer prayers in the morning. Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan offered prayers at the famed Beemapally Masjid near here while Lok Sabha candidates Shashi Tharoor and Pannian Raveendran took part in the Eidgah held in Palayam Juma Masjid.

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Muslim women greet each other on the ocassion of Eid-al-Fitr, at the historic Aali Masjid Eidgah, in Srinagar. Authorities did not allow devotees to offer prayers at the historic Jamia Masjid in the old Srinagar city.

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A Muslim devotee with her child during Eid al-Fitr, marking the end of the holy month of Ramzan, in Thiruvananthapuram. Eid-ul-Fitr, which marks the end of the fasting month of Ramzan, is being celebrated across India after the crescent Moon was sighted. 

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Women offer 'namaz' during Eid-al-Fitr celebrations, at the historic Aali Masjid Eidgah, in Srinagar. In Jammu, the biggest congregation took place at Eidgah and Mecca Masjid, where hundreds of devotees performed Namaz-e-Eid.

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