Ascertaining the first day of a month
Questions: If there is parallax between maraja` for `id-ul-fitr and a person whose marji` announces a day as an `id, can he act according to the announcement of his marji` and does not observe fast?
Answer: If a mujtahid rules a day as an ``id-ul-fitr, it is necessary for all to follow him even though they are not his follower, but if it is not a ruling and just gives news of an observing moon from his point of view, the other can act according to his opinion if there is assurance about his view.