Kerala announces public holiday for Eid on Tuesday too

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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.

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