The celebration comes in with a few rules;
1.All Muslims participating in Ramadan are expected to wake up at 3am in the morning to eat, prayer comes in at 5am after eating. One is expected not to eat anything the whole day till 6pm in the evening. This timetable is to be followed for the 29 or 30 days during Ramadan.
2.The sick and pregnant women are not allowed to participate in Ramadan.
3.Ladies undergoing menstrual cycle are also not allowed to participate in Ramadan.
4.There should be no sexual engagement among participants even for the married couples during this Ramadan period
Author: Dominic Omindi, teacher