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India shops ahead of Eid al-Fitr, as world celebrates the holy festival

The Eid al-Fitr celebrations marks the end of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan.

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Women buying bangles ahead of Eid. To mark the end of Holy month of Ramadan, Muslims celebrate Eid al-Fitr. (Source: Express Photo By Pavan Khengre)

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Preparations for Eid-ul-Fitr have already begun at Shivaji Market as sweetmeats enter the market in bulk. (Source: Express Photo By Pavan Khengre)

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Muslim women buying burkhas at a shop in Camp area in Pune ahead of Eid al-Fitr. (Source: Express Photo By Pavan Khengre)

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Women gather at a stall in New Market area to buy traditional bangles as a preparation for the upcoming Eid festival in Kolkata on Wednesday 15th July 2015. (Source; Express photo by Partha Paul)

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Muslim Women buying bangles in the market area near Camp where shopping is in full spree ahead of Eid. (Source: Express Photo By Pavan Khengre)

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Afghan men attend Eid al-Fitr prayers in Eid Gah mosque in Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, July 17, 2015. Eid al-Fitr prayer marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan. (Source: AP)

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Afghan men leave after Eid Al-Fitr prayers in Eid Gah mosque in Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, July 17, 2015. (Source: AP)

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Indonesian Muslims arrive on boats for an Eid al-Fitr prayer to mark the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan at Sunda Kelapa port in Jakarta, Indonesia, Friday, July 17, 2015. (Source: AP)

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A balloon of Russian cartoon character '"Masha" peeks through Musim women performing an Eid al-Fitr prayer to mark the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan at Sunda Kelapa port in Jakarta, Indonesia, Friday, July 17, 2015. (Source: AP)

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An Indonesian woman adjusts her veil during an Eid al-Fitr prayer marking the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan at Sunda Kelapa port in Jakarta, Indonesia, Friday, July 17, 2015. (Source: AP)

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An Indonesian man carries his son while performing an Eid al-Fitr prayer to mark the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan at Sunda Kelapa port in Jakarta, Indonesia, Friday, July 17, 2015. (Source: AP)

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A Muslim woman tends to her children as others perform an Eid al-Fitr prayer to mark the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan at Sunda Kelapa port in Jakarta, Indonesia. (Source: AP)

Muslims offer Eid al-Fitr prayers on a street during the first day of Muslim New Year Eid al-Fitr in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (Source: AP)

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A Malaysian Muslim is silhouetted as he leaves the mosque on the first day of Eid Al-Fitr in Putrajaya, Malaysia on Friday (Source: AP)

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Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, right, poses for a selfie at his open house on the first day of Eid Al-Fitr celebration in Putrajaya, Malaysia (Source: AP)

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Muslims offer Eid al-Fitr prayers on a street during the first day of Muslim New Year Eid al-Fitr in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (Source: AP)

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Filipino Muslims pray as they gather at Manila's Rizal Park to mark the end of the Holy month of Ramadan known as Eid al-Fitr Friday (Source: AP)

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Muslims all over the world mark the celebration of Eid with prayers, festivities and family reunions. (Source: AP)