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In Pictures: Eid Celebrated With Religious Fervor In Kashmir

By INS Desk , in Regional Srinagar , at July 21, 2021

By Zargar Zahoor

Eid-ul-Adha was observed with religious fervour across Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday
Muslims throughout the world offer animal sacrifices on Eid-ul-Adha, also called Bakr Eid, to commemorate the sacrifice offered by prophet Abraham.
For fourth Eid in a row, there was no congregational Eid prayers in historic Jamia Masjid or revered shrine of Hazratbal here besides other major shrines
The government decided the situation was not good enough to allow the gathering amid covid-19.
Eid-ul-Adha falls on the 10th day of the Islamic calendar’s last month, Dhu al-Hijjah.
Traditionally, Muslims offer Eid congregational prayers in open spaces like grounds commonly known as Eidgah
Other than the contemporary surreal times, thousands of people would attend Eid prayers in Eidgahs, mosques and shrines across Jammu and Kashmir.


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