India on Thursday celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr, which marks the culmination of the fasting and holy month of Ramzan. As this lunar month was of 30 days, fasting by Muslims will automatically be over on July 7, the day on which Eid will be celebrated. In Kerala and Jammu and Kashmir, however, Eid was celebrated on Wednesday. The President, Vice President and the Prime Minister have greeted the people on the eve of Eid-ul-Fitr and hoped that it will inspire all to follow the path of love and universal brotherhood and will deepen the spirit of harmony and peace in society. Here are the glimpse of celebrations across the nation:
Two boys hugged eachother to offer greetings on the occassion of Eid in Hyderabad.
A view from Delhi Jama Masjid. People can be seen hugging each other in the picture.
Eid is also a festival of delicacies, people enjoyed them after offering prayers in Rajasthan.
Lucknow also witnessed people offering prayers on the occassion of Eid-ul-Fitr.