New Delhi: The Muslim community across the country gathered at their neighourhood mosques to offer morning prayers (Namaz) on the occasion of Bakri Eid. People were enthusiastically embracing each other as they mark the muslim festive day of Bakri Eid.
In Maharashtra, devotees gathered in high numbers to offer namaz at Hamidiya Masjid where else in Delhi, people also flocked to Jama Masjid to offer morning prayers on Eid al-Adha.
Former Vice President of India Hamid Ansari visited Jama Masjid on Parliament street to offer namaz, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, the Union Minister also offered prayers at Panja Sharif Dargah at Kashmere Gate.
Thousands of Muslims across Madhya Pradesh gathered together to offer namaz at Idgah Masjid in Bhopal. Children were also seen exchanging greetings of peace and love on this auspicious day.
Interestingly, in Aligarh, security personnel deployed drones were used for security surveillance at Shah Jamal Eidgah on the occasion.
Thousands of devotees gathered to offer morning prayers in Patna in Bihar on the occasion of Eid-al-Adha. Bakri Eid, the holy festival of sacrifice, falls on the 10th day of Dhu al-Hjjah as per the Islamic lunar calendar and is being celebrated today across the country. Bakri Eid or Bakrid is marked by sacrificing an animal that is close to them to prove their devotion for Allah.