As the holy month of Ramadan approaches, the Hilal Committees which have the responsibility of sighting the moon across the globe and in every country on the final day of lunar calendar month, will be on lookout today for the Ramadan crescent. Egypt, Kuwait, Jordan, Yemen and Oman will also be on the lookout for the crescent moon to declare the beginning of the auspicious month of Ramadan. The month is also known as Ramazan in the Indian subcontinent. Stay tuned above for the live news updates on Ramadan 2019 moon sighting.
The Holy Ramadan would begin as and when the Hilal committees testifies or the citizens and individuals confirm that they have spotted the moon. The Holy Ramadan would begin and fasts will be observed from tomorrow, Sunday, May 5. Muslims all over the world are duty bound to abstain from food and water between dawn to dusk throughout the next 29 or 30 days.
In the Western Hemisphere, it is expected that the crescent moon will be cited today on Saturday or tomorrow, Sunday. In the Eastern Hemisphere, which includes the Indian Subcontinent, the crescent moon marking the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan or Ramazan is expected to be spotted tomorrow, Sunday, or day after on Monday.