Eid-ul-Fitr 2017: Muslims gather across India to celebrate end of holy month of Ramadan [Photos]
A gallery of the best images from Eid-ul-Fitr celebrations from across the Nation.
Eid-ul-Fitr marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan for Muslims. In this picture, devotees offer prayers at Sarkhej Roza mosque in Ahmedabad. AP
The festival marks the culmination of fasting. The holy month of Ramadan, the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar, is observed as a fasting period by Muslims who abstain from food and water from sunrise to sunset. In this photo, Muslims hug and greet each other after Eid-ul-Fitr prayers at the Jama Masjid Mosque in New Delhi, India on Monday. AP
Large congregations of Eid prayers were held across India. Worshippers take a selfie after offering Eid-ul-Fitr prayers at the Jama Masjid mosque in New Delhi, India. AP
Muslims in Saudi Arabia, UAE and some other parts of the world celebrated Eid on Sunday. The timing of Eid can vary in different countries depending on the sighting of the new moon, which marks the start of the month in Islam's lunar calendar. Children show off their festive clothes outside the Jama Masjid in New Delhi. AP
Several national and world leaders, from Justin Trudeau to Narendra Modi, wished 'Eid Mubarak' to Muslims across the world. Muslims offer their prayers in a mass session in Kolkata. AP Photo