Kochi: Kerala government has announced a public holiday on Tuesday for Eid-ul-Fitr. The state-run PSUs, banks, educational institutions and government offices will remain closed.
The date of Eid-ul-Fitr is determined by the sighting of the crescent moon in accordance with the Muslim lunar calender. The crescent moon was not sighted in Kerala on Sunday. As a result, Eid-ul-Fitr will be celebrated on Tuesday.
Monday was declared a holiday earlier.