Preparations for Ramadan in full swing
Bijnor, July 20 (ANI): Muslim devotees in Bijnor district of Uttar Pradesh have started preparations for the holy month of Ramadan, which is the ninth month of the lunar Islamic calendar and lasts 29 or 30 days according to the visual sightings of the crescent moon. Ramadan honors the revelation of the Holy Koran to Prophet Muhammad and has traditionally been a time of religious fervour. During this month, Muslims fast and do not consume food or water from dawn to dusk. They eat Sehri and at dusk, they break the daylong fast with the Iftar. While speaking to media persons the caretaker of Jama mosque in Bijnor, Mohammad Shaukat said about the preparations that were being carried out in the mosque.