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Muslims start celebrating Idd Ul Fitr

08 August 2013, 12:28

Nairobi - As most Muslims plan to end their fasting month of Ramadhan on Friday, some of them in Kenya and around the world have begun celebrating the religious holiday of Idd Ul Fitr on Thursday.

The Standard reports that Idd Ul Fitr was announced after the crescent moon was sighted in various parts of the country and the globe on Wednesday evening signaling the end of fasting month by the Imam of Jamia Mosque Sheikh Muhammad Swalihu and the panel of Muslim scholars of Kenya. of Ramadhan and beginning of Idd Fitr.

Meanwhile, the Chief Kadhi of Kenya Sheikh Ahmad Muhdhar has insisted that other faithful will celebrate Idd Ul Fitr Friday, which will coincide with the official public holiday gazetted by government.

- For more visit The Standard

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