The new moon of the month of Ramadan will be seen in the sky of the Middle East on March 22. As a result, fasting in the Middle East countries including Saudi Arabia will start from March 23.
A day after that, from March 24, the three countries of the subcontinent Bangladesh, India and Pakistan may start fasting. But it depends on moon sighting.
This information was reported by the United Arab Emirates-based media outlet Arabian Business on Thursday, citing the International Astronomical Center (IAC).
IAC has also announced the day of Eid-ul-Fitr along with the possible date of the start of fasting. According to that announcement, if there are 29 fasts this year – then Eid-ul-Fitr will be celebrated on April 21 in Middle Eastern countries; And in the subcontinent, Eid will be on April 22.
The third of the five main pillars of Islam is called fasting. During the 30 days of the Arabic month of Ramadan, devout Muslims abstain from drinking and violence from sunrise to sunset. This matter is called fasting or fasting.
Every year, the holy month of Ramadan is observed in the Muslim world with great religious solemnity. After a month of abstinence, Muslims celebrate the holy Eid-ul-Fitr by seeing the moon in the month of Shawwal.