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London's West End lit up for Islamic Ramadan for first time

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For the first time, London's West End has been lit up with 30,000 lights to mark the Muslims' holy month of Ramadan. It comes as no surprise actually since London's mayor Sadiq Khan, a Muslim himself, is more than keen to celebrate the start of the Ramadan, an important month for all Muslims.
Coventry Street, which links Leicester Square with Piccadilly, is illuminated with "Happy Ramadan".
The lights were switched on by the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, who is one of the 1.3 million Muslims in London celebrating Ramadan.
The display was organised by Aisha Desai, who was inspired by her fondness for Christmas lights.
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Elsewhere in London, an open Iftar - breaking of the fast - will be held at the Victoria and Albert Museum in south Kensington which has also erected a pop-up mosque and Ramadan pavilion for Muslims and non-Muslims.
Chelsea football club will also hold an open Iftar at the side of the pitch at Stamford Bridge, in what will be a first for the club and a Premier League stadium.
Wembley stadium will do the same later in the month.
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London's mayor Sadiq Khan, a Muslim himself, announced the start of the Ramadan saying that he too will be fasting.