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How Id-ul-Zuha (Bakri-Eid)is being celebrated across India on 13th September


Id-ul-Zuha (Bakri-Eid), which is also known as Eid al-Adha or Id-ul-Adha. It is a festival that many Muslims celebrate with special gifts, greetings and prayers. It is a gazetted holiday in India and is also definite to as the festival of sacrifice.

The Muslim community celebrated Eid on monday and visited specially built up Eid-Gahs, mosques and halls across the state to allow psalm.

It was a public holiday for all offices so National, local government offices, state, banks and post offices are closed on Eid al-Adha.

Eid-ul-Azha in other parts of the land would be celebrated on Tuesday.

Bakra Eid or Eid al-Adha is celebrated with faith solemnity and great across the world to commanded predictor Ibrahim’s conviction and faith in God, as he agreed to immolate his beloved son at the order of God Read,  but his son was replaced by a sheep at the last moment. Muslims celebrate this at Eid al-Adha.

Eid al-Adha is also known as Id-ul-Adha in Bakr-Id and Arabic in the Indian subcontinent, because of the haritage of sacrificing a “bakri” or “goat” in Urdu. The word “id” received from the Arabic “iwd” means ” zuha” and “festival” comes from “uzhaiyya” which render to “sacrifice”.

Eid al-Adha is also known as a “festival of sacrifice”.

Women offer prayers at the Qutub-e-Alam sacrarium on the eve of the Eid al-Adha festival.


Bakra Eid is a movable festival and celebration of the identic depends on the dash of the moon. As such, the date of the festival does not stay the same as per the Gregorian calendar, if only it falls on the same day according to the Islamic calendar.

Many Muslims attend an open-air prayer meeting with wearing new clothes during Id-ul-Zuha.

They may sacrifice a “goat” or “sheep” and share the meat with, neighbours and family members ,the poor.

Many Muslims feel that they have a duty to ensure that all Muslims can enjoy a meat based meal during this holiday.


The festive mood of Eid al-Adha introduced hundreds of people to mosques on Tuesday morning in India. So that, the mosques are full of people offering prayers on Eid al-Adha (Bakrid).

It is the solemn of the two Eids celebrated which is known as the festival of the sacrifice. An animal, generally a goat, is sacrificed in India.

On Bakrid, two rakats are said, following which a precept is said. The day is celebrated after pilgrims who had gone to Hajj in Mecca descend from Mount Arafat.


In Lucknow, Sunnis and Shias offered namaz together at the Imambara on Tuesday.

Pilgrims were also offered at Jama Masjid in Ahmedabad and Delhi. In Kolkata, Eid al-Adha prayers were offered at Red Road.

Eid al-Adha(Bakri-Eid), is celebrated on the 10th day of Dhu al-Hijjah, the last month of the Islamic calendar.

Saudi Arabia , Turkey, Japan, Malaysia North America, , Brunei, Oman and will mark Sept. 13, as the first day of Eid al-Adha.

In Kolkata (West Bengal)  Eid al-Adha(Bakri-Eid), prayers being proposed at Red Road.


In Hyderabad, People pray their namaz at Eidgah in Madannapet on the festival of Bakrid.

In Uttar Pradesh Bakrid  worship being offered at Eidgah in Moradabad.

In Ahmedabad  Eid al-Adha  or Bakrid prayers being offered at Jama Mosque.

In Lucknow, Joint Shia-Sunni namaz held in Imambara on the fastival of Eid-ul-Zuha

In Bhopal Bakrid prayers being offered at Eidgah.

In Delhi prayers being offered at Jama Masjid, Bakrid to be celebrated all over the nation today

Devotees offer prayers at Badi Masjid in Nainital to mark the fasive of Bakrid in Uttrakhand.

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