Eid al-Fitr celebration kicks off in Biratnagar

BIRATNAGAR: Eid al-Fitr celebration has kicked off with excitement among the Muslim community in Biratnagar since this morning.

Muslims residing in Province 1 began the celebration by collectively enchanting 'Special Nawaz' at a mosque nearby, where they took bath and wore new clothes before sitting for prayers. They are seen exchanging Eid greetings with each other.

Celebration of the three-day long festival starts after noticing moon on the final day of the ninth month of Islamic calendar, following the 30-day Ramadan fasting.

Eid is considered as a holy day to promote fraternity, brotherhood and love.