Celebration of a Festival Called Eid al-Fitr in India


India is a country of many religions, who are free to celebrate their festivals and fairs according to their traditions and rituals. Muslims of India are ready to celebrate the biggest Islamic festival called Eid al-Fitr or simply Eid, Means festivity after breaking the fast. Eid is celebrate at the end of Ramadan, the holy month of fasting in Islam, A month of fasting when people don’t eat and drink during the day.Eid-in-IndiaRamadan: Ramadan also known as Ramazan is the ninth month of Islamic calendar and Muslims worldwide considered as a holy month of fasting. A month of fasting when people don’t eat, drink during the hours of daylight and do fasting, feasting, worship and prayers. Ramazan is the special month of the year for Muslims across the world for donationcharity, self-accountability and spiritual reflection.Ramazan-In-IndiaEid-ul-Fitr: The most important festival of Islam falls after the holy month of Ramadan and celebrates the end of a long month fasting. The three-day festival of breaking of the fast occurs when the new moon is sighted. Muslims of India are ready to celebrate Eid al-Fitr on the first day of Shawwal in the Islamic calendar. Special and traditional cuisines like a sweet dish Sheer Khurma and famous saviyaan with dates are prepare to celebrate Eid. Eid-Celebrations-IndiaCelebration of Eid: Muslims decorate their home and work place of business to celebrate the festival. The celebration begines with Eid shopping and traditional dishes for Eid like sweet dishes including Sheer Khurma,saviyaan with dates,Ras malai,kibbeh and other festive dishes. On the day of popular festival Eid, they go to mosques to perform the Eid prayer in the early morning, visits various friends and families exchange gifts and share good wishes. Muslims also do charity and donation of food barley, dates, rice, cloths etc.