Muslims in Bhatkal celebrate Eid Ul Adha while abiding to Corona norms

Source: S.O. News Service | By Sajjad Quazi | Published on 31st July 2020, 5:01 PM | Coastal News |

Bhatkal: Muslims in Bhatkal along with parts of coastal Karnataka celebrated Eid Ul Adha on Friday by abiding to the Corona norms and maintaining social distancing between the worshippers during Eid prayers at Mosques.

The Eid prayers were offered at the prominent Juma Mosques in the town that included Jamia Masjid, Khaleefa Jamia Masjid, Makhdoomia Juma Masjid, Tanzeem Milya Juma Masjid, Madeena Juma Masjid, Bilal Masjid, Imam Bukhari Masjid etc.

In the brief sermons, the Islamic scholars emphasized on importance of animal sacrifice on this feast. The scholars also stressed on Muslims to boost love and brotherhood among all faith of people and made it as the need of the hour. The supplications were made asking almighty Allah to bring the end of the COVID-19 pandemic soon, and ease the sufferings across the globe.

Sticking on to the norms issued by health department, the faithful offered prayers by maintaining social distance and wearing face masks. Even after the prayers, the worshippers refrained from handshaking and hugging.

Eid Ul Adha or 'Bakrid' is a commemoration of Prophet Ibrahim’s (PBUH) absolute dedication to Allah. Also known as Bakra Eid or 'The festival of sacrifice', it is observed on the tenth day of Dhu al-Hijjah, the twelfth month of the Islamic calendar.

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