Shawwal moon will appear today or not? Fawad Chaudhry’s big statement
ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry has said that according to our calendar, Eid will be celebrated in Pakistan tomorrow. Eid will be celebrated in all Islamic countries of the world tomorrow. The moon will be visible from 7:36 am to 8:14 am.
According to details, Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry while addressing a press conference said that there has been a controversy in the country over the moon. Every year a controversial issue arises on the occasion of Eid moon.
Fawad Chaudhry said that there is no problem of seeing the moon in the world, Islam is the religion of intellect and knowledge, matters should be looked at under the constitution, religious groups are engaged in giving space, in such cases sectarian groups start demanding their share.
The Federal Minister said that what we see through the lens is also a technology. With the development of science, the process of seeing the moon has become very easy. The state transcends sectarianism and factional differences. The telescope we look at is science.
He said that the Ruwet Hilal Committee has always been a victim of controversy. It takes more than 29 days for the moon to complete its cycle around the earth. When the sun, moon and earth come in a line, the moon cannot be seen from the earth.
Fawad Chaudhry said that if there is a difference between sunset in the calendar of Saudi Arabia after one minute, they say that the moon should appear.
The Federal Minister for Science and Technology said that the moon was born at 10:39 pm on the night of May 22. Today, the sunset is at 7:36 am. The moon can be seen after 7 to 36 minutes. Yes, today the citizens of the affected areas can see the moon from 8 to 14 minutes, there will be a 20-hour moon in the affected areas.
He said that all Islamic countries of the world are celebrating Eid tomorrow, Eid is tomorrow in Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Indonesia and other countries. According to our calendar, Eid will be celebrated in Pakistan tomorrow. The vision has been abolished in Saudi Arabia and now they are celebrating on their calendar.
Fawad Chaudhry further said that this time Eid is being celebrated simultaneously in Saudi Arabia and Pakistan. In Saudi Arabia, when the moon sets one minute later, Eid is declared on it and here it is said that if the moon is 38 minutes, it will be Eid.
The Federal Minister said that Mufti Popalzai will celebrate Eid tomorrow, there is no possibility of moon sighting in Peshawar today, there is no compulsion, no one can celebrate Eid moon by force, we have sent our recommendations to the federal government, the Prime Minister’s Office said. Will act accordingly.