CFCM announces tentative date in France

Eid al-Fitr 2024: CFCM announces possible date in France

Eid-ul-Fitr. Image by: berkay08 /stock.adobe.com

The month of Ramadan 2024 is reaching its last week. A celebration will be held directly after the end of this fasting periodEid-ul-Fitr,

Ramadan started in France from March 11. Since the Night of Doubt is scheduled for the 29th day of the holy month, which is April 8 this year, the date of Eid is going to fall on April 9 or 10.

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As stated, the French Council of Muslim Worship (CFCM) has revealed sent The tentative date of this Islamic religious holiday was published as April 1. He announced that Eid al-Fitr 2024 will be on 10 April, due to the impossibility of sighting the crescent moon during the night of doubt.

The Council states that “According to scientific data, the new moon of the month Shawwal 1445H will coincide on April 8, 2024 at 8:21 pm Paris time” but that “the visibility of the new moon will be low on the same day, making it impossible across the world.” Happen”.

This observation, drawn by the French Council of Muslim Worship, leads to the fact that “Wednesday April 10, 2024 will be the day of Eid al-Fitr in the year 1445H”. a date that was previously announced International Center for Astronomy,

Furthermore, the CFCM indicated that the amount of Zakat al-Fitr for this year was estimated at €9 per person for each Muslim household. The council explains that the amount of €7 that previously applied has changed following a “significant increase” in the prices of food products in recent years.

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