Friday, August 21, 2009

hilal committee news

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August 23 will be the first day of the Holy Month Ramadan as the moon was not sighted on Friday, according to the Central Ruet-i-Hilal Committee.

Interacting with media person, Hilal Committee chairman Mufti Muneebur Rehman said the holy month of Ramadan or Ramzan will begin on Sunday as no authentic evidence about sighting of the moon had been received.

The Saudi Arabia observed first day of Ramadan on Sunday. The date differs due to visibility of moon in different country. India and Pakistan will observe the first day of Ramadan on Sunday.

However, some of the clerics have said that August 22 will be the first day of Ramadan.

Hilal Sighting Committee of North America is the authentic organisation to determine the moon sighting. The committee was constituted to help the Muslims to sight moon and inform the exact date of Holy Month.


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