"Eid will be celebrated on July 7 as moon could not be sighted today," Bukhari told the media in
Eid-ul-Fitr is celebrated at the end of the holy month of Ramadan.
Since Indian Muslims follow the lunar calendar, the sighting of moon determines the end of Ramadan.
Eid-ul-Fitr is celebrated on the first day of Shawwal, the month succeeding Ramadan.
It is the most important festival for the Muslim community across the world.
Most of the secular societies offer holidays for at least the Muslim working population on this day.