Zil Hajj crescent not sighted, Eid-ul-Adha on Sept 2

Hyderabad: The Eid-ul-Adha will be celebrated across Telangana and Andhra Pradesh on September 2 (Saturday) as the crescent for Zil Hajj was not sighted on Tuesday.

This was announced by a team of noted Islamic Scholars under the aegis of the Central Ruiyat-e-Hilal Committee – Hyderabad Deccan.

The Committee which met at the Hussaini Building at Moazzam Jahi Market on Tuesday evening, made the announcement after getting confirmation from all the districts and neighbouring States, that the crescent has not been sighted.

Therefore, Wednesday will be the 30th of Dhu al-Qa’dah, the 11th month of Islamic calendar and Eid-ul-Adha will be celebrated on September 2.

The meeting, chaired by Majlis-e-Ulema-e-Deccan Secretary-General Moulana Syed Qubul Pasha Shuttari, and was attended by other prominent clerics. (INN)

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