New Delhi: Eid-ul-Fitr is being celebrated with traditional fervour and gaiety in various parts of the country on Thursday.
The festival marks the culmination of the fasting holy month of Ramzan.
The faithfuls will offer Eid prayers in Eidgahs and mosques.
In Delhi, main Eid congregations are being held at the Jama Masjid, Fatehpuri Masjid and Shahi Eidgah.
Prayers were also offered at Eidgah in Bhopal. Elaborate security arrangements have been made for the occasion.
In Kerala and Jammu and Kashmir, Eid was celebrated yesterday.
Ramzan, the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar is observed as a fasting period by the Muslims world over who abstain from food and water during the period between sunrise to sunset.