DHAKA: Eid-ul-Fitr, the biggest religious festival of the Muslims, will be celebrated across the country on Monday as the Shawal moon was not sighted in anyplace in Bangladesh on Saturday.
According to the National Moon Sighting Committee, Eid will be celebrated on Monday, ending a month-long fasting as the moon was not sighted on Saturday.
The committee, with state minister for religious affairs Mohammad Shahjahan Miah in the chair, took the decision after reviewing reports from district administrations and agencies concerned.
All the reports said the new moon was not seen from anywhere in the country this evening, an official told banglanews, quoting the meeting decision.
BDST: 1915 HRS, AUG 18, 2012
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