The Hilal committees in various countries and across the globe are on the lookout for the crescent moon on the final day of lunar calendar month, which marks the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan. Muslims in South Africa, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Chad, Namibia and other places have been told to testify if they spot the Crescent moon on Saturday. 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 sighting of the crescent moon will mark the beginning of the Holy Ramadan across the globe and in Southern African countries. 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.