New Delhi: Millions celebrated Eid Wednesday with joy and religious fervour across the length and breadth of India, home to the world's third largest Muslim population. Tens of thousands of Muslims, mostly men and children, poured into open prayer grounds and mosques to offer morning prayers to mark the end of the month-long Ramzan fasting. Merriment followed the end of prayers. People hugged one another in keeping with tradition. In many areas, Muslims and non-Muslims greeted one another to mark Eid.
Image: Muslims offer Eid Al-Fitr prayer to celebrate the ending of Islamic fasting month of Ramadan at Jama Masjid in New Delhi on Wednesday, August 31, 2011.