Zil Hajj crescent not sighted, Eid-ul-Adha on Aug 23 in India
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Hyderabad: The Eid-ul-Adha will be celebrated across Telangana and Andhra Pradesh on August 23 (Thursday) as the crescent for Zil Hajj was not sighted on Sunday.

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 Sunday evening, made the announcement after getting confirmation from all the districts and neighbouring States, that the crescent has not been sighted. Therefore, Monday will be the 30th of Dhu al-Qa’dah, the 11th month of Islamic calendar and Eid-ul-Adha will be celebrated on August 23.

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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