Religious authorities in India and Bangladesh said they had not received confirmed report of moon sighting from any part of the two countries today i.e. Tuesday July 21, 2020 corresponding to 29th of Dhulka’edah 1441 AH.

Hence, Eid al Adha will be celebrated in the two countries on Saturday August 01, 2020.

While the official announcement in India is made by Imarat-e-Sharaiyah New Delhi, the formal declaration regarding Eid al Adha date is made by Secretary of the Ministry of Religious Affairs Bangladesh, Nurul Islam, after the meeting of National Moon Sighting Committee at Baitul Mukarram.

Meanwhile, Pakistan too announced that Eid al Adha in the country will be celebrated on Saturday August 01, 2020.

“Eid-ul-Azha will be celebrated on August 1, 2020”, Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Chairperson Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman said Tuesday, after the body met at its headquarters in Karachi to sight the new moon and confirm the Eid al Adha date.

Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar and other GCC states had announced yesterday that Eid al Adha in these countries will be celebrated on Friday July 31, 2020. Youme Arafh will be on Thursday July 30 while the Hajj 2020 rituals will start on Wednesday July 29, 2020.


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