They also performed their Taraweeh prayers on Monday night
Residents of as many as 13 villages in Faridpur began the holy fasting month of Ramadan on Tuesday, in accordance with Saudi Arabia.
The residents of the villages falling under Shekhar and Rupapat unions in Boalmari upazilas began their dawn-to-sunset fast after having ‘Sehri’ in the early hours, said Mohammad Israfil Molla, chairman of Shekhar union.
However, they also performed their Taraweeh prayers after Esha prayers.
The residents of the 13 villages, including Katagarh, Sohosrile, Maitkomra, and Ganganandapur, have long been celebrating all religious festivals like Eid and Ramadan on the lines of Saudi Arabia, home to the world's most holy Muslim sites, said MM Mosharraf Hossain, chairman of Boalmari Upazila.
Nearly two billion Muslims worldwide will mark the first day of Ramadan on Tuesday after an official sighting of the new crescent moon, Saudi Arabia’s Supreme Court said on Monday evening, reports Arab News.
For the second year in a row, Ramadan in Saudi Arabia is being observed under coronavirus precautions.