Celebrating the end of Ramadan

Members of the local Muslim community gather to celebrate Eid al-Fitr, the the holiday to mark the end of the holy month of Ramadan, Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at the College Center at Crozier Williams at Conn. College.

The Islamic Center of New London County secures the hall at Conn. College for the Eid prayer and party event, which is attended by hundreds more than will fit in the center's Groton building.

Salah and Takbir prayers are followed by a Khutba, a sermon, from Islamic Center President Altaf Rasool, and then a feast. 

The holy month of Ramadan is observed by Muslims worldwide with prayer, fasting, reflection and community and commemorates the first revelation of the of the Quran to to the prophet Muhammad.

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