PESHAWAR: Eid-ul-Fitr was officially celebrated in major parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa including provincial capital Peshawar, all the seven tribal agencies and six frontier regions on Sunday as the unofficial Zonal Ruet e Hilal Committee last night after receiving 20 evidences about sighting of Shawal moons, announced observance of Eid-ul-Fitr. Governor NWFP Owais Ahmed and Chief Minister Ameer Haider Khan Hoti offered Eid prayer at Governor House. High ranking officials of the provincial administration were present in the prayer. The central Eid congregation was held at Eid Gah where Provincial Khateeb Maulana Roohullah Madni led the prayer. Eid prayer was attended by large number of the people including Federal Minister for Railways and ANP Leader Haji Ghulam Ahmed Bilour. Special prayer was offered for integrity and solidarity of the country on the occasion. In Peshawar, Eid-ul-fitr prayer was offered in over 200 mosques. Except cantonment areas, the Eid was celebrated in every nook and corner of the provincial capital. Reports emanating from other parts of the province said Eid was celebrated in Mardan, Charsadda, Swabi, Nowshera, Kohat, Hangu, Bannu, Lakki Marwat and Tank districts and in some pockets of Malakand agency, Swat, Dir Upper and Dir Lower, DI Khan. While Hazara Division comprising Abbotabad, Haripur, Mansehra, Bartagram and Kohistan districts was fasting on Sunday. Chitral also observed 30th fasting day, like rest of the country. Federal Minister for Railways in a brief chat after Eid prayer told media that central Ruet e Hilal Committee did not accept the evidences provided by the people of KPK. Those who celebrated Eid are also respected and those observed fasting are also respected for us, he explained. Bilour said Eid is a religious festival and should not be politicized. The Central Ruet e Hilal Committee headed by Mufti Muneebur Rehman had announced observance of Eid ul Fitr on Monday.