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Thursday, 28 December, 2000, 11:56 GMT
In pictures: Eid in South Asia

Millions of Muslims across South Asia celebrate Eid al-Fitr on Thursday, a day after most other Muslims, marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan.

A Muslim boy prays in the Indian capital, Delhi
A Muslim boy prays in the Indian capital, Delhi

Embroidered prayers caps on sale ahead of the prayers in Dhaka, Bangladesh
Embroidered prayer caps on sale ahead of the prayers in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Eid is also being celebrated in Pakistan where Muslims offer prayers at a mosque in Karachi
Eid is also being celebrated in Pakistan where Muslims offer prayers at a mosque in Karachi

Young Muslims greet each other to mark the end of the holy month of Ramadan
Young Indian Muslims greet each other to mark the end of the holy month of Ramadan

In Delhi, India, thousands gathered for prayers at the 17th century Jama Masjid
In Delhi, India, thousands gathered for prayers at the 17th century Jama Masjid

Bangladeshi Muslims offer prayers at Dhaka's Baitul Mukaram National Mosque
Bangladeshi Muslims offer prayers at Dhaka's Baitul Mukaram National Mosque

Indian Muslims wash before prayers in Bhopal, central India.
Indian Muslims wash before prayers in Bhopal, central India.

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