Kerala Muslims to rejoice Eid on Sunday

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Thiruvananthapuram: Muslims throughout Kerala will rejoice Eid-ul-Fitr on Sunday, clerics from the group mentioned on Friday.

They mentioned that with no sighting of the moon on Friday and the 30-day Ramadan ending on Saturday, Eid-ul-Fitr in Kerala might be celebrated on Sunday, May 24.

There might be no open prayer classes on Eid-ul-Fitr since lockdown norms are enforced within the southern state.

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan prolonged his greetings to all Muslims and mentioned that every one lockdown norms and different rules must be adopted.

He, nonetheless, mentioned that in case Eid-ul-Fitr is well known on Sunday, there could be some relaxations. For the previous two weeks, on Sundays, persons are requested to stay indoors and solely important outlets like medical shops are allowed to open.

Muslims account for 88.73 lakh of the three.34 crore inhabitants in Kerala.