Zil Hajj crescent sighted, India to celebrate Eid-ul-Adha on August 22

Hyderabad: The Eid-ul-Adha will be celebrated across India on August 22 (Wednesday) as the crescent for Zil Hajj was 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 this announcement.

However, Delhi will observe Eid-ul-Adha on August 23 as per the decree issue by Shahi Imam.

The meeting, chaired by Majlis-e-Ulema-e-Deccan Secretary-General Moulana Syed Qubul Pasha Shuttari, and was attended by other prominent clerics.