After the crescent moon finally shows up in the sky, people complete their steadfastly observed Rozas or fasts and venture out to wish each other a joyous Eid-ul-Fitr followed by a day-long of festivities and mouth-watering delicacies. Among these, top spot is reserved for Qeemami Sevai and Sheer Korma, which also lends another name for the festival- Meethi (sweet) Eid. Hectic activity is seen in markets throughout this month, especially on Eid when people buy new clothes for themselves and their family.
Muslims in Saudi Arabia, UAE and some other parts of the world celebrated Eid on Sunday. Many countries in South East Asia witnessed the Moon last night and will celebrate today.
London Mayor Sadiq Khan also posed for a selfie with a little girl.
Ramzan, the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar, is observed as a fasting period by Muslims who abstain from food and water from sunrise to sunset. After sunset, those observing a fast break it with a piece of date and an elaborate feast called Iftar.
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