Eid-ul-Azha being celebrated across country today

The festival of sacrifice, Eid-ul-Azha or Bakrid is being celebrated with religious fervour and due reverence across the country today. There will be no mass congregations prayers in Eidgahs and Grand mosques in most of the places in view of the coronavirus pandemic.

The faithfuls will offer Eid prayers in local mosques and in their homes in compliance with lockdown norms and guidelines issued to contain covid-19

Eid-ul-Azha is celebrated to commemorate the willingness of Prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his only son in obedience of God’s command.

In Kerala, Eid- ul- Azha was celebrated yesterday.

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