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Here's how Eid-ul-Fitr is celebrated!

Know how Eid-ul-Fitr is celebrated!

Here's how Eid-ul-Fitr is celebrated!
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New Delhi: Eid ul-Fitr or Eid is celebrated by the Muslim community across the globe towards the end of the holy month Ramadan. Muslims celebrate this holy day by breaking their thirty day- long fasting month with a grand celebration. They dress up in their best attire and greet each other wishing 'Eid Mubarak'!

Here's how Eid-ul-Fitr is celebrated:

  • Wake up early in the morning. Take a shower and get dressed up in your best attire.
  • Men join community prayers which are conducted either in an open field or a large hall, while women offer their prayers with their folks at home.
  • Muslims believe in giving Zakat al-Fitr to the poor which means giving charity to the needy towards the end of the holy month of Ramadan.
  • People then exchange gifts with family and friends and greet each other with the grace of Allah by wishing 'Eid Mubarak'!
  • After greeting and embracing each other, people gorge on sweet vermicelli (mithi sewayian),  an Eid speciality.

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