SHABQADAR: Certain areas of Charsadda are celebrating Eidul Fitr one day before Saudi Arabia following a late night sighting of the Shawwal moon by Barelvi sect clerics.
Last night, some clerics of the the union council of Matta and Panjpao reported that the Eidul Fitr moon had been sighted in other parts of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa.
A total of 10 percent of the province will be celebrating Eid today, while the majority Deobandi sect will assemble for moon sighting today evening.
The people living in these areas have demanded that the government ensure unity among Pakistani Muslims.
The central and local Ruet-e-Hilal committees will assemble today for sighting the moon as well.