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Eid al-Fitr 2022 Moon Sighting UPDATES: Shawwal crescent not sighted, Eid to be celebrated in India on May 3

Eid al-Fitr 2022 Moon Sighting UPDATES: In India, the festival will be celebrated on Tuesday, May 3. On the other hand, Saudi Arabia’s Supreme Court and the moon-sighting committees in the UAE, Qatar and other Arab states have announced that they will celebrate Eid on May 2.

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New Delhi Updated on: May 05, 2022 13:15 IST
Eid al-Fitr 2022 Moon Sighting LIVE: Shawwal crescent not sighted in Saudi Arabia, Eid to take place
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Eid al-Fitr 2022 Moon Sighting LIVE: Shawwal crescent not sighted in Saudi Arabia, Eid to take place on Monday

Highlights

  • Eid al-Fitr will be celebrated on May 3 in India
  • Here's everything you should know-- from moon sightings to celebrations across the world

Eid al-Fitr 2022 Moon Sighting UPDATES: Muslims all over the world will be celebrating one of their biggest festivals of Eid al-Fitr this month. While the exact timing of the moon sighting in India has not been confirmed yet, the festival will be celebrated on Tuesday, May 3. Saudi Arabia's Supreme Court and the moon sighting committees in the UAE, Qatar and other Arab states have announced that they will celebrate Eid on Monday, May 2. Accordingly, Muslims in India, Pakistan, and other South Asian countries celebrate Eid.  

The people of the Muslim community during the month of Ramadan pray for peace and fast between dawn and sunset. Apart from this, they even engage themselves in humanitarian activities like giving alms to the underprivileged. Towards the end, intense prayers during the Laylatul Qadr or the Night of Power take place. Just in case you are going to celebrate Eid, here's everything you should know-- from moon sightings to celebrations across the world.

Eid al-Fitr 2022 Moon Sighting UPDATES:

Eid al-Fitr 2022 Moon Sighting HIGHLIGHTS

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  • 11:02 PM (IST) Posted by Ridhi Suri

    Ruyat-E-Hilaal Committee of Karnataka's announcement

    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.

    Also, Markazi Royat E Hilal Committee too announced that India will celebrate Eid ul-Fitr on the aforementioned date.

  • 11:02 PM (IST) Posted by Ridhi Suri

    Office of Chief Kazi to the Government of Tamil Nadu said in a statement 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.

    (ANI)

  • 7:51 PM (IST) Posted by Ridhi Suri

    Eid-Ul-Fitr to be celebrated 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.

  • 5:32 PM (IST) Posted by Ridhi Suri

    When is Eid in India, Saudi Arabia, UAE and other parts of the world

    As the crescent was not sighted yesterday (April 30) in Saudi Arabia, they are observing the fast today. Saudi Arabia will celebrate the Eid-ul-Fitr on Monday, May 2 along with UAE, Qatar, and other middle east countries. 

  • 4:31 PM (IST) Posted by Ridhi Suri

    Eid-ul-Fitr 2022: Moon sighting in India

    While the exact timing of the moon sighting in India has not been confirmed yet, Saudi Arabia's Supreme Court and the moon sighting committees in the UAE, Qatar and other Arab states have announced that they will celebrate Eid on Monday, May 2. Accordingly, Muslims in India, Pakistan, and other South Asian countries celebrate Eid.

     

     

     

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  • 1:36 PM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    Eid 2022: 5 best travel destinations for family and lovers

    Eid holidays are the best time to travel with family and loved ones. Locations like Europe, Dubai, Singapore and Maldives are popular foreign destinations during this time. 

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  • 1:36 PM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    Eid 2022: 5 songs that will make your celebrations even more delightful

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  • 11:19 AM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    Singapore declares Eid Al Fitr

    The Majils Ugama Islam Singapore has also announced that Muslims will celebrate Eid al Fitr on Monday, May 02, 2022.

  • 10:36 AM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    Eid 2022: Fashion guide for men and women for the festive occasion

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  • 10:35 AM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    Eid in Bahrain, Lebanon and Palestine

    For Bahrain, Lebanon and Palestine, the last day of Ramadan will take place on Sunday and Monday will be celebrated as the first day of Shawwal and Eid Al Fitr.

     

  • 10:05 AM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    Shawwal crescent sighting in London, Morocco, South Africa and Spain

    If the weather conditions remained perfect, then Shawwal crescent will take place on May 1 in London, Morocco, South Africa, Spain and other countries. After that on May 2, Eid-ul-Fitr 2022 will be celebrated in these countries. 

  • 9:43 AM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    When is Eid-ul-Fitr 2022 in Qatar?

    The first day of Shawwal and Eid Al Fitr will take place on May 2, 2022 in Qatar.

  • 9:24 AM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    Eid declared in Australia

    An official statement announcing Eid Al Fitr was announced by the Australian National Imams Council which states that May 1, 2022 will be celebrated as the last day of the Month of Ramadan. This means that the Eid Al Fitr will take place on Monday, May 2.

     

  • 9:21 AM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    What is Shawwal Moon?

    The auspicious crescent moon is also known as the 'Shawwal Moon' and takes place in the 10th month of the Islamic calendar, depending upon the different moon phases. The sighting begins at Eid Al-Fitr. The festival generally takes place 10-11 days earlier depending upon the crescent moon which is sighted during lunar months that are generally shorter than solar months and differ from country to country. 

     

  • 9:05 AM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    When is Eid 2022 based on Shawwal moon sighting?

    After the moon is first sighted in Saudi Arabia, the Eid takes place in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and other South Asian countries on the next day. This year, Eid-Ul-Fitr is expected to begin on May 2, 2022, and will end on May 3, 2022, in India. 

  • 8:53 AM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    Eid al-Fitr in 2022 Moon sighting, Saudi Arabia announcement

    The UAE Moon Sighting Committee declared that the crescent moon of Shawwal was not sighted on Saturday therefore the last day of Ramadan will take place on May 1, Sunday while the festival of Eid al-Fitr will take place on May 2, Monday.