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September 21, 2009
Eid al-Fitr begins
Muslims around the world are celebrating Eid al-Fitr, a three-day feast that marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan. Here we look at some of the celebrations taking place in India. (15 images)

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Thousands of Indian Muslims gather for the Eid al-Fitr prayer at the Jama Mosque in New Delhi, India, Monday, Sept. 21. Muslims around the world are celebrating Eid al-Fitr, marking the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan. AP / Kevin Frayer


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Indian Muslims pray during Eid ul-Fitr prayers at the Feroz Shah Kotla Mosque on September 21, in New Delhi, India. Getty Images / Daniel Berehulak



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Indian Muslim boys, left, greet each other as Muslim girls look on after Eid-al-Fitr prayers in Bangalore, India, Monday, Sept. 21. AP / Aijaz Rahi



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A young Muslim boy clicks photographs of the crowd with his mobile phone, after offering Eid al-Fitr prayers at Mir Alam Idgah Mosque in Hyderabad, India, Sept. 21. AP / Mahesh Kumar A



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Beggars wait for alms during Eid al-Fitr in Allahabad, India, Monday, Sept. 21. AP / Rajesh Kumar Singh



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Muslim women prepare to offer prayers at the Jama Masjid mosque in New Delhi, India, Monday, Sept. 21. AP / Gurinder Osan



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Indian Muslims take part in the Eid al-Fitr prayer in the ruins of the 13th century Feroz Shah Kotla Mosque in New Delhi, India, Monday, Sept.21. AP / Gurinder Osan



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An Indian Muslim boy prays before the Eid al-Fitr prayer at the Jama Mosque in New Delhi, India, Monday, Sept. 21. AP / Kevin Frayer



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Muslim women offer Eid al-Fitr prayers in Jammu, India, Monday, Sept. 21. AP / Channi Anand



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Indian Muslims ride a motor bike to offer Eid al-Fitr prayers at a mosque in Allahabad, India, Monday, Sept. 21. AP / Rajesh Kumar Singh



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Kashmiri Muslim women offer Eid prayers in Srinagar India, Monday, Sept. 21. AP / Mukhtar Khan



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An Indian Muslim girl offers prayers on Eid-al-Fitr at Chilakalaguda Edgah in Hyderabad on September 21. AFP / Getty Images / Noah Seelam



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An Indian Muslim man and boy hold hands as they walk through a corridor under the ruins of the Feroz Shah Kotla Mosque after Eid ul-Fitr prayers on Sept. 21, in New Delhi, India. Getty Images / Daniel Berehulak



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Muslim women greet each other after offering prayers at the Jama mosque in New Delhi, India, Monday, Sept. 21. AP / Gurinder Osan



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Indian Muslims gather during Eid ul-Fitr prayers at ruins of the Feroz Shah Kotla Mosque on Sept. 21, in New Delhi, India. Getty Images / Daniel Berehulak



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