Bhatkal: Muslims celebrate Eid-ul-Adha with traditional fervor

Source: S.O. News Service | By Arfa Kazia | Published on 1st September 2017, 5:11 PM | Coastal News | Don't Miss |

Bhatkal: Eid-ul-Adha, a festival of sacrifice was celebrated in Kerala and Coastal parts of Karnataka including Bhatkal, Udupi and Mangalore on 1st September, Friday with traditional fervor and enthusiasm. The celebration will continue for complete three and half days.

Imam and Khateeb of Juma Masjid led the Eid prayers at various Juma Masjids in Bhatkal which was attended over by thousands of Muslims. Due to intense rain, the prayers were offered in various Juma masjids instead of Eidgah.

The prayer was led by the following Imams and Khateebs at following Masjids:

Jamiya Masjid Bhatkal - Moulana Abdul Aleem Khateeb Nadvi

Khalifa Jamiya Masjid - Chief Qazi of Khaleefa Jamatul Muslimeen, Moulana Khaja Akrami Madani

Tanzeem Milya Juma Masjid - Moulana Ansar Madani

Masjid e Bilal - Moulvi Munavvar Peshmam

Makhdoomiya Jamiya Masjid - Moulana Niyamatulla Askeri Nadvi

Madeena Juma Masjid - Moulana Zakriya Barmawar Nadvi

Masjid e Noor - Moulan Tareeq Akrami Nadvi

Masjid e Abuzar - Moulana Abdul Ahad Fakarday Nadvi

Masjid e Hamza - Moulana Iqbal Naitey Nadvi

Masjid e Ahmed Sayeed - Moulana Jafar Fakkibaw Nadvi

Masjid e Imam Bhukari - Moulana Sheikh Fazlurrahman Salafi

Masjid e Ismail Juma Masjid - Moulana Mehraj

Masjid e Sayyadina Ibrahim Jamia Abad - Moulana Ismail Dangi Nadvi

Tengingundi Juma Masjid - Moulana Ishaq Dangi Nadvi

After the prayers, the respective Imams delivered the sermon in-front of very huge gathering, in Arabic, later translated into Urdu. In their sermon they spoke about the significance of the religious ritual and the obligation of Muslims towards it.

The Imams requested the people to maintain peace and harmony in the town. They said that, the Qurbani is a sunnah of Prophet Ibrahim (AS) and Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). The main objective of this ritual is to remember the supreme sacrifice offered by Prophet Ibrahim (AS) and to sacrifice our wishes in-front of Allah’s command.

They said, Prophet Ibrahim A.S was able to sacrifice his son, Allah replaced Prophet Ismail A.S with a sheep, thus, sparing his life, that is why Muslims remember this momentous event by sacrificing a sheep, camel, cow, or goat, and sharing the meat from the sacrifice to others, especially the poor, they added.

At the end, the Imams prayed for world peace, unity among Muslim nations, progress for the people and the country’s prosperity.

Police department had made elaborate security arrangements for the peaceful celebration of Eid which was headed by Uttara Kannada SP Vinayak Patil and Bhatkal ASP Shiv Kumar. CPI Suresh amongst other police officials was present at the occasion.

The festival is celebrated on the 10th day of Zul Hijja, which is the 12th month of the Islamic calendar.

The festival falls 70 days after the month of Ramzan and is celebrated after the Haj, the annual pilgrimage to Makkah in Saudi Arabia.


Moulana Abdul Aleem Nadvi lead Eid Ul Azha prayer at Jamia Masjid, Bhatkal (Photos)

Qazi Khaleefa Jamaatul Muslimeen Moulana Khaja Akrami Madni led Eid Ul Azha prayer at Khaleefa Jamia Masjid, Bhatkal (Photos)

Moulana Ansar Madni led Eid Ul Azha prayer at Tanzeem Milya Jumma Masjid, Bhatkal (Photos)

Moulana Niyamatullah Askeri Nadvi led Eid Ul Azha prayer at Makhdoom Colony Jumma Masjid, Bhatkal (Photos)

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Moulana Tarique Akrami Nadvi lead Eid Ul Azha prayer at Noor Jamia Masjid, Bhatkal (Photos)

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