Muslims in Bhatkal, Coastal Karnataka celebrate Eid Ul Fitr; offer prayers from home

Source: S.O. News Service | By Sajjad Quazi | Published on 24th May 2020, 12:22 PM | Coastal News |

Bhatkal: Amidst the ongoing nationwide COVID-19 lockdown, Muslims in Coastal Karnataka on Sunday celebrated Eid Ul Fitr by perfectly maintaining the lockdown norms and offering special Eid prayers from homes.

Similarly, in Bhatkal, as per the guidelines issued by Qazi, Muslims offered Eid special prayers from homes and greetings were exchanged virtually over phone calls and social media communication platforms. It shall be noted that exchanging of hugs not happening this year in view to maintain social distancing norm.

Chief Qazi of Markazi Khaleefa Jamaatul  Muslimeen Bhatkal, Moulana Khaja Madani Nadvi, in his message, urged the people to celebrate this festival, adhering to the guidelines and norms issued by the administration in view of the Corona virus pandemic. "The festival is one of many examples of India's multi-dimensional culture. May this festival promote and maintain inter-religious understanding and co-existence and instill the spirit of brotherhood, harmony, and amity among the people of all faiths," says Qazi.

However, due to the pandemic situation of COVID-19, this year Muslims had to witness Eid Ul Fitr in a unique way as all the mosques in the Bhatkal including Jama Masjids and Eidgah remained closed. 

On this occasion, SahilOnline wishes Eid Mubarak to all the readers.

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