Devotees across the nation offered prayers to celebrate Eid-Ul-Fitr, which marks the culmination of the fasting month of Ramzan. The festival will be celebrated in the country today as the moon was sighted Friday evening. Eid-ul-Fitr is celebrated across the world on different days and it is determined by the sighting of the crescent moon which is supposed to denote the start of the Shawwal month in the lunar Islamic calendar. It marks the end of the fasting month of Ramzan.
Devotees at Delhi's Jama Masjid were seen offering Namaz on Saturday on the occasion of Eid-Ul-Fitr
As soon as people sighted the moon on Friday evening, the preparations for today began in full force. The streets were thronged by the devotees shopping for things including food items. This visual is from Sadar Bazar market near Jama Masjid.