Mehndi Designs for Chand Raat:
Chand raat itself not an event but it is a celebration related to the Eid-ul-Fitar. Chand raat do not have religious consequence but has cultural importance. It is mostly renowned in south-Asian countries. On Chand raat people go with friends & Families for shopping.
Sighting of the “Shawal” moon brings an air of joy with it. People spent many days for Eid-Ul-Fitar preparations and Chand raat is an wonderful occasion to give it a final touch. Girls buy bangles and mehndi that night.
Every year Eid-ul-Fitr is celebrated as per lunar calendar so there is no date fixed date for it. Every year “shawal” comes 10 days earlier. Since Chand raat do not fall in particular month so the celebration may change because of changing time of year but nobody can miss the most significant part of chand raat that is “applying mehndi”.
Chand Raat Girls apply mehndi on her hands so it will look fresh and will be darker on the special day of eid. The girls who apply mehndi regularly know that it fades out with time and the best color last only for couple of days! So that’s why girls apply it the previous night of the Eid so it will look perfect on that occasion. The girls having an ability of applying better designs are mostly over-burdened on Chand raat as they have to apply mehndi on their friends and family member’s hands.