Shawal ka Chand in Pakistan 2022

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Today(aaj) Shawal ka Chand in Pakistan 2022 details are shared on this Preparation Point Page. As per the media reports, astronomers have predicted that the Shawwal moon is likely to be sighted on the evening of May 2, according to which Eid ul Fitr will fall on Tuesday, May 3, this year.

Shawal ka Chand in Pakistan 2022
Shawal ka Chand in Pakistan 2022

Eid-ul-Fitr 2022

Eid-ul-Fitr is on 2-May-22. Eid-ul-Fitr or Eid al-Fitr is known as Festival of Breaking the Fast in Islamic faith and Muslims worldwide. Eid-ul-Fitr observes every year in the month of Islamic Date of SHAWWAL 1. Eid-ul-Fitr is also called Eid al-Fitr in the Arabic world. Eid-ul-Fitr date will be expected in the Arabic world as on 01-May-22 and in Pakistan, India, Bangladesh and some other parts of the world on 2-May-22.

EventDateHijri Date
Eid-ul-FitrEvening of
1 Shawwal 1443 AH
Shawal ka Chand in Pakistan 2022

Further, the astronomers said that the moon is expected to be born between April 30 and May 1 on crossing conjunction point at 1:28 am PST.

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However, the duration for moon sighting after the sunset will be at least 40 minutes and a maximum of 89 minutes and the crescent could be clearly sighted in different parts of the country on the eve of coming Monday if the weather remains clear.

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Meanwhile, Federal Minister for Religious Affairs Mufti Abdul Shakoor has maintained that Shawal ka Chand in Pakistan 2022 Eid ul Fitr would be celebrated on the same day in Pakistan this year.

Speaking to local media, the minister expressed hope, saying that there would be no controversy over the moon sighting this year.

The country of nearly 221 million has witnessed severe dispute over the moon sighting and it remained a bone of contention among different scholars. In the previous government, former info minister Fawad Chauhdry irked clerics who accused him of meddling in religious issues.

Shawal ka Chand in Pakistan 2022

Astronomers have predicted that Eidul Fitr is likely to be celebrated on Tuesday, May 3 this year, saying the Shawwal moon may not be sighted anywhere in the country on the evening of 29 Ramazan (Sunday, May 1).

They added that the new moon will be born at 1:28am between the night of April 30 and May 1.

The experts further said that the dimensional difference between the moon from the sun needs to be at 10 degrees but it will be at 8 degrees in Pakistan, which will make it near impossible to be seen even with a telescope.

On the other hand, the time difference between the sunset and moonset, which should be at 40 minutes, will be more than 89 minutes in all areas of the country.

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