Bakri Eid to be celebrated on August 23

Last Updated: Sun, Aug 12, 2018 23:59 hrs

[India], Aug 12 (ANI): The festival of Eid al-Adha will be celebrated across the country on August 23, the Jama Masjid said on Sunday.

Also known as Bakri Eid, Eid al-Adha or the festival of sacrifice is an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide with special prayers, greetings, and gifts.

On the occasion, Muslims sacrifice a sheep or goat and share the meat with their family, neighbours and the poor.

The special occasion is celebrated in different countries on varying dates.


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