Eid-ul-Fitr, which marks the end of the holy Islamic month of Ramadan, is being celebrated with traditional fervour and gaiety across the country today. Dressed in the traditional attire of kurta pyjamas, thousands of Muslims offered prayers (Namaz) at mosque on this holy day for peace and harmony in the country. Soon after the Namaz, people were seen hugging each other as they wished ‘Eid Mubarak’. Similar gestures were seen across the world as Muslims celebrated Eid with a lot of zeal. Here’s a look:
Indian Muslims offer Eid al-Fitr prayers at the Jama Mosque in Ahmadabad.
Indian Muslims hug and greet each other after offering Eid al-Fitr prayers at the Jama Mosque in New Delhi. Eid al-Fitr marks the end of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan.
An Indian Muslim family takes a selfie after offering Eid al-Fitr prayers in Mumbai.
More than 5,000 Muslims attended the Eid Mudarak in Anaheim, California. The event was put on by the Islamic Institute of Orange County.
Muslims receive food after Eid al-Fitr prayers which mark the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, at a gym in Mexico City.
Members of the Islamic community gather at the Islamic Society of Augusta for Eid al-Fitr, which celebrates the breaking of the fast at the conclusion of Ramadan.
A girl carries a Quran during Eid al-Fitr prayers along the Mekong river of Tanong, northeast of Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
Egyptians wait to catch balloons distributed after Eid al-Fitr prayers, marking the end of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan outside al-Seddik mosque in Cairo, Egypt.
Iraqi Sunni Muslims pray on the first day of Eid al-Fitr prayers in Baghdad, Iraq. Muslims worldwide are celebrating Eid al-Fitr, marking the end of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan.
Muslim women attend an Eid al-Fitr prayer marking the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Bali, Indonesia.