Confirmed: Eid in Kashmir on Wednesday

SRINAGAR: The festival of Eid would be celebrated in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, July 6.

According to a message broadcast on state-owned Doordarshan, Jammu and Kashmir’s Mufti Azam has confirmed that the crescent of Islamic month of Shawwal has been sighted and Eid-ul-Fitr will be celebrated in the state on Wednesday.

The announced was made soon after Pakistan’s Ruet-e-Hilal Committee confirmed the sighting of the moon in Pakistan.

Meanwhile, the crescent was not sighted in India, where Eid will be celebrated on Thursday.