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The celebrations of various Muslim festivals are considered an auspicious occasion not just by the particular community but the whole nation. Thus, the festivities involve various aspects depending from occasion to occasion, such as fasting, feasting, exchange of gifts and wishes, however offering of prayers remain a common tradition followed by the community to mark any important occasion
InIslam the ninth month of the Muslim year, during which all Muslims must fast during the daylight hours. Indulgence of any sort is forbidden during the fast. There are only a few who are exempt, e.g.,soldiers, the sick, and the young. Because of the purely lunar calendar, Ramadan falls in different seasons. The final day ofRamadan is Eid al-Fitr, is celebrated by a day of feasting. The first revelation of the Qur'an is commemorated in this month.
This sacred Muslim festival marks the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan and also to the month long fasting. Thus, Eid ul-Fitr is also known as the Feast of Breaking the Fast and the Lesser Eid. As per the Hijiri calendar Eid ul-Fitr is celebrated on the first day of the month known as Shawwal, it is the tenth month of the Islamic calendar.
The Muslim community in the world is an integral part of the intricate cultural, social and economic fabric of the country. Thus, all the Muslim festivals are celebrated with great respect and enthusiasm throughout the country. Among the number of Muslim festivals celebrated across the nation and world Eid ul-Adha or Bakrid holds a special place in the hearts of the entire community. Muslim celebrated Eidul Adha as Sunat of Hazrat Ibrahim A.S.