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Ramzan starts on Wednesday


Moon not sighted, clerics fix first ‘roza’ for April 14


With the moon not sighted in Bengaluru on Monday, the Ruyat-e-Hilal Committee has announced that the first ‘roza’ will be on April 14.

As per the Ruyat-e-Hilal Committee’s Maulana Maqsood Imran Rashadi on Monday, a meeting was convened under the chairmanship of Hazrat Maulana Sagheer Ahmed Khan Rashadi (Convenor, Ruyat-e- Hilal Committee and Ameer-e-Shariat, Karnataka) and it was decided to begin the first ‘roza’ from Wednesday.

“The moon was not sighted in the city of Bengaluru and other districts like Belagavi, Hubballi, Ballari, Mysuru, Gadag and Tumkur. The same information of the moon not sighted has also been received from Delhi, Bhopal, Mumbai, Gujarat, Allahabad, Chennai, Palanpur, Hyderabad, Vijayawada and other places. Therefore, the respected ulemas have unanimously decided that the first day of Ramzan will be on Wednesday, 14th April, ” the press release reads.

Hazrat Maulana Mufti Iftekhar Ahmed Qasmi, Hazrat Qarl Muhammad Zulfiqar Raza Noori, Hazrat Maulana Ejaz Ahmed Nadawi, Hazrat Maulana Syed Manzoor Raza Aabedi Sab, and Hazrat Maulana Abdul Qadir Shah Wajid were present in the meeting.

During this month, Muslims around the world focus on prayer, charity, religious devotion, and fasting from dawn to dusk.


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