Written By Sheraz Khan (Advocate)
High Court Islamabad
Eid Al-Fitr means “festival of breaking the fast” and marks the end of Ramadan. It is celebrated with full ardour for three days in all Muslim-majority countries.
On this occasion, which lasts for three days, Muslim citizens travel long distances to visit their families. A variety of food is prepared in the houses and the visitors keep coming and going in the houses throughout the day. Muslims begin their Eid celebrations by performing post-dawn prayers, followed by a short address.
The prayers take place in mosques or large halls but in many countries, they also take place in an open area. People congratulate one another after Eid prayers.
Children, dressed in new clothes, are offered gifts and money, termed as ‘Eidi’ to celebrate the joyful festival.
Also, each country has traditional desserts and sweets that are prepared before Eid or on the morning of the first day.The most popular greeting is Eid Mubarak (Blessed Eid) or Eid sa’id (Happy Eid).
Eid greetings also vary depending on the country and language
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