Srinagar: Muslims across Kashmir will observe fast from June 19 (Friday) as the crescent moon was not sighted tonight. The moon sighting committees or the Ruet-e-Hilal Committees in both Pakistan and India have announced that there was no report of sighting moon.
No moon sightings had been reported from anywhere and the holy month of Ramazan will commence from Friday, reports quoting central Ruet-i-Hilal Committee of Pakistan said Wednesday night.
A new month in the Hijri calendar begins with sighting of the moon on 29th of every month. If the moon is not sighted on 29th, that month completes 30 days. Since the moon was not sighted tonight, the month of Shabaan will end on Thursday. Hence the holy month of Ramazan will begin from June 19.
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