Guwahati : The month long Ramzan month has ended today as the holy month has now paved way for the much awaited festival- Eid-Ul-Fitr, the festival of the Muslim community. Eid-Ul-Fitr is an Islamic festival celebrated on the first day of the Shawaal, the 10th month of the Islamic calendar marking an end of the Ramadan month.
With the approach of the Eid, the Guwahati city along with the rest of the state of Assam is gearing up to celebrate the beginning of a new month with Eid-Ul-Fitr. From decked up mosques to the city streets around it are in the grip of festivity.
In Guwahati, several street vendors have set up shops to cater to the huge demand from the people breaking their fast. With colourful sewaiyans to sweets, fruits and date palms, people are seen making beelines for shopping.
Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal conveyed his greetings and wishes to the people of the State on the occasion of the religious festival.
Assam governor Jagdish Mukhi also greeted the people with prayers of universal brotherhood and communal harmony.
“May the celebration of Eid-ul-Fitr bind us all with universal brotherhood and I hope this auspicious occasion would further strengthen the bonds of communal harmony and camaraderie and usher in a period of sustained peace, progress, and prosperity,” the Governor wrote on his Twitter handle.