What if the Officials Don't Announce Ramadan


Q: I live in a Muslim country and saw the crescent of Ramadan myself but it was not officially announced by the government. What should I do?

A: If you saw the crescent and your witness was rejected for some reason, you are obliged to fast. The sighting of the moon is not restricted to the ruler.

Source: Bidayat al-Abid, Hidayat al-Raghib

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