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Eid-ul-Fitr Celebrated With Vigour Across India

Millions of Muslims all over India celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr with fervour. 

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Millions of Muslims all over India celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr on Saturday, 16 June, marking the end of Islamic holy month of Ramzan.

Known as a time of forgiveness and rebirth, Eid-ul-Fitr comes with the sighting of the new moon.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi wished everybody on Twitter.

It is a significant Muslim festival involving activities including prayers, asking for forgiveness and pledging solidarity, social gatherings and family reunions as well as giving to charity.

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Eid-ul-Fitr falls on the first day of Shawwal, the tenth month of the lunar Islamic Calendar.

Celebrations are on in full swing all across India.

(With inputs from IANS and ANI)

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