KATHMANDU, May 2: The entire Muslim community across the country is celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr today by reciting special prayers (Namaz) and receiving blessings from their elderly ones. The fasting month of Ramadan culminates in Eid-ul-Fitr, which is celebrated with feasting, giving and taking of gifts and wearing new clothes.
During this festival, younger ones from the Muslim community visit their elderly ones for three days and receive blessings. It is customary to give sevai, dates, and other sweet delicacies to the relatives who come for blessings.
Here are some pictures taken by Reublica Photojournalist Ujjwal Manandhar in Kathmandu today: