The moon of holy Zillahaj was observed in Saudi Arabia. Accordingly according to the Holy Hajj on August 20. As a result, on August 21, the holy Eid-ul-Azha will be observed in the country. As a day after that on August 22 in Bangladesh, the festival of Eid ul Azha. The announcement of the Saudi Supreme Court on Saturday said that on the 12th of August, the first day of Zilhaj will be held on Sunday. Saudi news agency quoted a report as saying in Arab News.
According to the Hijri calendar, the 12th or the last month of the year is Zilhaj month. The holy Eid-ul-Azha is celebrated on the 10th of this month. Hazrat Ibrahim Alaihis Salam has set a unique instance through the order of Allah in the month of Zilhaj, by sacrificing his beloved son, Hazrat Ismail Alaihis Salam. Remembering the greatness of his sacrifice, this holy month has the provision of sacrificial animals for the Eid-ul-Azha. Animals are offered for three days from the 10th of the month of Zilhaj to the 12th.