The Holy Month of Ramzan will begin in Assam from Monday night as the crescent is sighted.
The Hilal Committee announced that the holy month of Ramzan will begin from Monday night and the first Roza or fasting will be observed on Tuesday.
This year, the timing of fasting or Roza will be of 14 hours and 23 minutes on the first day. However, the Rozas will become longer every day and the last Roza will be of 14 hours and 44 minutes.
There will be four Fridays in this year’s Ramzan. The Shab-e-Qadar, one of the three holy nights, will fall on June 1 (Saturday night) and the Jumatul Vida, the last Friday of Ramzan, will be celebrated on May 31.
If moon is sighted, then Eid-ul-Fitr will be celebrated on June 5 (Wednesday). Else, it will be celebrated on June 6. Special arrangements have been made at all mosques across the State for the conduct of Taraveeh prayers in the night.
Similarly, the management committees of different mosques have made arrangements for the conduct of Taraveeh prayers. Arrangements have also been made at several places for Simaat-e-Quran, the congregations where holy Quran is recited.
It may be mentioned here that the holy month of Ramzan has begun in the Arab countries on Sunday night and the first Roza was observed on Monday across the Middle-East.
Shehri-Iftar Timings- Assam