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Bangsamoro grand mufti declares: Eid’l Fitr falls on May 2

/ 09:26 PM May 01, 2022
Eid'l Fitr

(FILE) Residents pray outside a mosque in Balo-i town, Lanao del Norte province, in keeping with health protocols. PHOTO BY DIVINA M. SUSON

MANILA, Philippines — The Bangsamoro Darul-Ifta’ or the Islamic religious authority in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) on Sunday declared that Eid’l Fitr, or the Feast of Breaking the Fast, will be on Monday, May 2.

Eid’l-Fitr is the culmination of the fasting of the holy month of Ramadan, and marks the beginning of Shawwal or the 10th month of the lunar based Islamic calendar.

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According to Bangsamoro Darul-Ifta’ Executive Director and Grand Mufti of the Bangsamoro, Sheikh Abu Huraira Udasan, the groups assigned to perform the moon sighting on Sunday, which marked the 29th of Ramadan, finally sighted the crescent moon.

“Based on this, the Bangsamoro Mufti has declared that the Eid”l-Fitr will be tomorrow Monday 1st of Shawwal 1443H. corresponding to the 2nd day of May 2022. In Sha Allah,” said Udasan in a memorandum from the office of the Bangsamoro Mufti.

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