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Eid-ul-Adha: Muslim devotees across India offer special prayers

Published on Jun 29, 2023 10:14 AM IST
  • In India, Eid-ul-Adha, also known as Bakrid or the Festival of Sacrifice will be celebrated on June 29.
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Eid al-Adha, known as the “Feast of Sacrifice,” is being observed in several countries today, June 29. Many Southeast Asia nations, including Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei and Singapore observed Eid al-Adha on Thursday, while Muslims in other parts of the globe, including in countries like Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Turkey, Afghanistan and Nigeria, celebrated the holiday on Wednesday. It varies according to moon sightings in different parts of the world. (AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jun 29, 2023 10:14 AM IST

Eid al-Adha, known as the “Feast of Sacrifice,” is being observed in several countries today, June 29. Many Southeast Asia nations, including Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei and Singapore observed Eid al-Adha on Thursday, while Muslims in other parts of the globe, including in countries like Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Turkey, Afghanistan and Nigeria, celebrated the holiday on Wednesday. It varies according to moon sightings in different parts of the world. (AFP)

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Muslim devotees offer Eid al-Adha prayers at the Jama Masjid in the old quarters of New Delhi.(AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Muslim devotees offer Eid al-Adha prayers at the Jama Masjid in the old quarters of New Delhi.(AFP)

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Muslim children celebrate the Eid-ul-Adha festival at historic Gandhi Maidan in Patna.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Muslim children celebrate the Eid-ul-Adha festival at historic Gandhi Maidan in Patna.(PTI)

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On the auspicious occasion of the holy festival of Eid ul-Adha on Thursday, Democratic Progressive Azad Party chief Ghulam Nabi Azad offered namaz in Delhi and said that the festival teaches sacrifice.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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On the auspicious occasion of the holy festival of Eid ul-Adha on Thursday, Democratic Progressive Azad Party chief Ghulam Nabi Azad offered namaz in Delhi and said that the festival teaches sacrifice.(PTI)

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Talking to the reporters after offering namaz, Azad said, "All Muslims worldwide are celebrating this festival. The festival teaches us to sacrifice, listen to our elders and safeguard our nation." (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Talking to the reporters after offering namaz, Azad said, "All Muslims worldwide are celebrating this festival. The festival teaches us to sacrifice, listen to our elders and safeguard our nation." (PTI)

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Bharatiya Janata Party leader Shahnawaz Hussain also offered namaz in Bihar's Supaul, on the occasion of Eid al-Adha. (AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Bharatiya Janata Party leader Shahnawaz Hussain also offered namaz in Bihar's Supaul, on the occasion of Eid al-Adha. (AFP)

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Earlier in the day, Delhi police beefed up security amid the ongoing celebration of Eid-al-Adha and said that the security of the people is their top priority. (AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Earlier in the day, Delhi police beefed up security amid the ongoing celebration of Eid-al-Adha and said that the security of the people is their top priority. (AFP)

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday greeted people on the occasion of Eid ul-Adha.  (AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday greeted people on the occasion of Eid ul-Adha.  (AFP)

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"Greetings on Eid ul-Adha. May this day bring happiness and prosperity to everyone. May it also uphold the spirit of togetherness and harmony in our society. Eid Mubarak!" he tweeted. (AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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"Greetings on Eid ul-Adha. May this day bring happiness and prosperity to everyone. May it also uphold the spirit of togetherness and harmony in our society. Eid Mubarak!" he tweeted. (AFP)

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Devotees were seen exchanging greetings after offering Eid-ul-Adha namaz in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir. (AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Devotees were seen exchanging greetings after offering Eid-ul-Adha namaz in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir. (AFP)

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In Mumbai, devotees were seen offering namaz at a dargah on the occasion of Eid-ul-Adha. (AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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In Mumbai, devotees were seen offering namaz at a dargah on the occasion of Eid-ul-Adha. (AFP)

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Eid-ul-Adha is celebrated on the 10th day of Dhu al-Hijjah, the 12th month of the Islamic or lunar calendar. It marks the end of the annual Hajj pilgrimage. (REUTERS) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Eid-ul-Adha is celebrated on the 10th day of Dhu al-Hijjah, the 12th month of the Islamic or lunar calendar. It marks the end of the annual Hajj pilgrimage. (REUTERS)

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