Families mark end of Ramadan at Whitechapel mosque

Siblings Ahsan, left, and Arwa Iftikhar, of Forest Gate, celebrate the end of Ramadan, also known as

Siblings Ahsan, left, and Arwa Iftikhar, of Forest Gate, celebrate the end of Ramadan, also known as Eid al-Fitr, outside the East London Mosque, Whitechapel Road. - Credit: Archant

Muslim families across east London attended mosques to celebrate Eid which marks the end of Ramadan.

Siblings Ahsan, left, and Arwa Iftikhar, of Forest Gate, celebrate the end of Ramadan, also known as

Siblings Ahsan, left, and Arwa Iftikhar, of Forest Gate, celebrate the end of Ramadan, also known as Eid al-Fitr, outside the East London Mosque, Whitechapel Road. - Credit: Archant

Many arriving at the East London Mosque in Whitechapel yesterday wore colourful clothes.

Parents took their children to the mosque where there were cakes and balloons bearing the message Eid Mubarak.

In East Ham, families from many faiths welcomed the end of Ramadan at East Ham Market where traders organised a Chaand Raat with music and other festivities.


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