Eid ul-Fitr

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Eid ul Fitr is a Muslim holiday celebrated when Ramadan, the month of fasting finishes.[1] Muslims do not fast on Eid ul-Fitr as it is not allowed. When the new moon is seen after month of Ramadan,the next day is Eid ul-Fitr. After the Eid Prayer, The Muslim greet each other. Eid ul-Fitr lasts three days. During this festival, children accept gifts and eidiya in form of money from adults. It is an occasion intended for enjoyment, forgiveness, and feasting. In this festival the Muslims wear new and clean dress. People go to relatives to meet them.They also buy gifts for each other. It is happened off in the first day of the month of shawwal.

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  1. "Eid ul Fitr". islamicity.com. 2011. http://www.islamicity.com/ramadan/eid_default.shtml. Retrieved 6 November 2011.