ISNA’s own expert does not endorse Wednesday’s unreliable moon sighting reports

After declaring ISNA’s decision for Eidul Fitr 1426 Br. Khalid Shaukat writes “This is put here for information only not as an endorsement.” Khalid Shaukat (statement taken from Br. Khalid Shaukat’s website on Wednesday November 02, 2005)

Br. Khalid Shaukat also writes: “The Moonsighting Committee of the Majlis as-Shura of Philadelphia has determined by sure astronomical data that the alleged moonsighting accepted by the Fiqh Council is in error, and has declared their `Id for Friday, November 4th.”

Khalid Shaukat is the National Coordinator and Consultant to ISNA, and Islamic Shura Council of North America for Moonsighting

Source:  Khalid

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