Muharram will be observed tomorrow

ANI | Updated: Sep 21, 2017 22:21 IST

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], September 21 (ANI): The Lucknow's Markazi Chand Committee on Thursday announced that Muharram will be observed tomorrow as the moon has been sighted earlier today.

According to committee; due to the early sighting of the moon, the date for Ashura would now be observed on October 1 (Sunday).

The sighting of new crescent moon will mark the beginning of new Hijri year 1439 from tomorrow.

Meanwhile, the new Islamic year moon has already been sighted in Gulf, European and many other countries. (ANI)