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Muslim children greet each other on the occasion of Eid al-Adha at the Jama Masjid, wearing an almost deserted look due to Covid-19 pandemic, in New Delhi, Wednesday, July 21, 2021. (PTI)
Muslim children greet each other on the occasion of Eid al-Adha at the Jama Masjid, wearing an almost deserted look due to Covid-19 pandemic, in New Delhi, Wednesday, July 21, 2021. (PTI)

People celebrate Eid-al-Adha, offer namaz at homes in Delhi amid pandemic

PTI | , New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 21, 2021 11:37 AM IST
The day lacked the usual hustle bustle and festivity as major mosques such as Jama Masjid and Fatehpuri Masjid in old Delhi were closed for the visitors. Police personnel were also deployed outside the mosques to prevent crowding.
Worshippers circumambulate the Kaaba, Islam's holiest shrine, at the Grand mosque in the holy Saudi city of Mecca, on the first day of the al-Adha feast celebrated by Muslims worldwide, on July 20, 2021. (AFP)
Worshippers circumambulate the Kaaba, Islam's holiest shrine, at the Grand mosque in the holy Saudi city of Mecca, on the first day of the al-Adha feast celebrated by Muslims worldwide, on July 20, 2021. (AFP)

Eid al-Adha in pandemic's shadow: How the world is celebrating Bakrid

AP | , Cairo
UPDATED ON JUL 21, 2021 08:16 AM IST
Eid al-Adha Bakrid 2021: Eid al-Adha recalls the Quranic tale of Prophet Ibrahim’s test of faith and his willingness to sacrifice his son as an act of submission to God.
Bakrid Eid-al-Adha 2021: Early morning visuals showed a handful of people in the Jama Masjid mosque in the shadow of a heavy police security blanket prohibiting crowding.. (File photo by Amal KS/ Hindustan Times)
Bakrid Eid-al-Adha 2021: Early morning visuals showed a handful of people in the Jama Masjid mosque in the shadow of a heavy police security blanket prohibiting crowding.. (File photo by Amal KS/ Hindustan Times)

Eid-al-Adha 2021: People reach Jama Masjid, offer namaz amid Covid-19 protocols

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Arpan Rai, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 21, 2021 08:17 AM IST
Eid-al-Adha Bakrid 2021: Muslims around the world are observing Eid-al-Adha or what is known as the 'Feast of Sacrifice' from late Tuesday evening and on Wednesday.
Image used for representational purpose only
Image used for representational purpose only

Karnataka issues guidelines for Bakrid; maximum 50 people allowed in a mosque

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi, Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON JUL 17, 2021 09:08 PM IST
The order makes wearing of a mask 'compulsory' while devotees are required to maintain a distance of six feet from each other while offering prayers.
Kerala logged 13,750 Covid-19 cases and 130 related fatalities on Friday (AP Photo/R S Iyer)(AP)
Kerala logged 13,750 Covid-19 cases and 130 related fatalities on Friday (AP Photo/R S Iyer)(AP)

Kerala observes 2-day complete lockdown before restrictions are eased for Bakrid

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Ayshee Bhaduri | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 17, 2021 11:39 AM IST
  • Lockdown restrictions in Kerala will however be relaxed on July 18, 19, and 20 due to Bakrid, which will be celebrated either on July 20 or 21
Eid-ul-Adha 2021 moon sighting LIVE: India looks for Zul Hijjah crescent today(Twitter/andy_abdulwasay)
Eid-ul-Adha 2021 moon sighting LIVE: India looks for Zul Hijjah crescent today(Twitter/andy_abdulwasay)

Eid-ul-Adha 2021 moon sighting highlights: India to celebrate Bakrid on July 21

By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON JUL 11, 2021 08:44 PM IST
  • Eid-ul-Adha 2021 moon sighting highlights: India sights the crescent moon of Zul Hijjah/Dhu al-Hijjah to mark the ‘Feast of Sacrifice’ or Bakra Eid after the Day of Arafah. Here's when Hajj in Saudi Arabia will take place and when Muslims in India will celebrate Eid al-Adha
Eid-ul-Adha 2021: Here’s when Saudi Arabia, India will celebrate Bakra Eid(Twitter/g2dubai)
Eid-ul-Adha 2021: Here’s when Saudi Arabia, India will celebrate Bakra Eid(Twitter/g2dubai)

Eid-ul-Adha 2021: Here’s when Saudi Arabia, India will celebrate Bakra Eid

By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON JUL 09, 2021 12:42 PM IST
  • Eid-ul-Adha 2021: Know all about when Muslims in Saudi Arabia, India, UAE and other countries will celebrate the ‘Feast of Sacrifice’ or Bakra Eid in the month of Zul Hijjah/Dhu al-Hijjah
Muslim devotees offer prayers on the occasion of Eid al-Adha or the ‘Feast of the Sacrifice’ at Jama Masjid in Old Delhi on Saturday, August 01, 2020.(Ajay Aggarwal/Hindustan Times)
Muslim devotees offer prayers on the occasion of Eid al-Adha or the ‘Feast of the Sacrifice’ at Jama Masjid in Old Delhi on Saturday, August 01, 2020.(Ajay Aggarwal/Hindustan Times)

Eid-ul-Adha amid Covid-19: India wakes up to glimpses of Muslims offering prayers on Bakrid

HindustanTimes, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
UPDATED ON AUG 01, 2020 10:34 AM IST
With lockdown restrictions eased in parts of the country, devotees were seen visiting mosques while maintaining social distancing and wearing masks as preventive measures to keep Covid-19 at bay.
Palghar district collector Dr Kailas Shinde also issued a similar order banning Bakrid celebrations in public places.(Diwakar Prasad/ Hindustan Times)
Palghar district collector Dr Kailas Shinde also issued a similar order banning Bakrid celebrations in public places.(Diwakar Prasad/ Hindustan Times)

Maharashtra: Public gatherings banned in Bhiwandi, Palghar on Bakrid

Thane/Palghar | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON JUL 31, 2020 03:58 PM IST
The gathering of people in large numbers is not advisable in light of the Covid-19 pandemic, said Dr Pankaj Ashiya, municipal commissioner of the Bhiwandi Nizampur Municipal Corporation.
Devotees offering prayers at a mosque on the occasion of Eid-al-Adha as Kerala celebrates Eid-al-Adha in Malappuram on Friday.(ANI Photo)
Devotees offering prayers at a mosque on the occasion of Eid-al-Adha as Kerala celebrates Eid-al-Adha in Malappuram on Friday.(ANI Photo)

Muslims in Kerala celebrate a low-key Bakrid amid Covid-19 pandemic

Thiruvananthapuram | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
UPDATED ON JUL 31, 2020 03:03 PM IST
Not more than 100 people are to allowed in large mosques, and strict health protocols, including social distancing norms, wearing of masks and using sanitisers are required to be followed, according to the guidelines by the government.
Recipes for Eid al-Adha, also known as Bakrid.(Unsplash)
Recipes for Eid al-Adha, also known as Bakrid.(Unsplash)

Eid al-Adha Mubarak 2020: Traditional and unconventional recipes for Bakrid

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON AUG 01, 2020 09:04 AM IST
Bakrid 2020: Here are some traditional and some unconventional recipes that you can try this Bakrid, even as we continue to safely social distance at home amid the pandemic..
Shazar Khan, a student of Bareilly University, has to shelve his plans to celebrate Eid-ul-Azha with his ailing grandmother in Pakistan due to strained relationship between the two nations.(HT Photo)
Shazar Khan, a student of Bareilly University, has to shelve his plans to celebrate Eid-ul-Azha with his ailing grandmother in Pakistan due to strained relationship between the two nations.(HT Photo)

‘Won’t be able to celebrate Bakrid with ailing grandmother in Pakistan’: Student

Lucknow | By Oliver Fredrick
UPDATED ON AUG 11, 2019 01:17 AM IST
The 23-year-old Khan said it seemed that his dream to see his grandmother, who turned 80 this year, would remain a dream.
The no-animal-sacrifice campaign on Bakrid that started in 2017 soon after the BJP government took office in Uttar Pradesh (UP) has now started getting wings.(AP)
The no-animal-sacrifice campaign on Bakrid that started in 2017 soon after the BJP government took office in Uttar Pradesh (UP) has now started getting wings.(AP)

No-animal sacrifice campaign picks up pace

Lucknow | By Manish Chandra Pandey
UPDATED ON AUG 11, 2019 12:24 AM IST
Bakrid is among the most important festivals celebrated by Muslims to commemorate the ancient event when Prophet Ibrahim, reacting to God’s wish to sacrifice a thing he held dear, offered his 13-year old son Ismail for sacrifice.
​Eid Al-Adha​ 2019​: Hajj is among the five pillars of Islam, where the cube-shaped Kaaba is placed.(Unsplash)
​Eid Al-Adha​ 2019​: Hajj is among the five pillars of Islam, where the cube-shaped Kaaba is placed.(Unsplash)

​Eid Al-Adha​ 2019​: Hajj history, ​significance​ ​and importance

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 12, 2019 12:09 PM IST
​Eid Al-Adha​ 2019​: The Hajj in Islam is symbolised as a great equaliser and unifier among Muslims, with pilgrims shedding overt displays of wealth and materialism.
Eid al-Adha 2019: This year, Eid al-Adha falls on August 12.(Shutterstock)
Eid al-Adha 2019: This year, Eid al-Adha falls on August 12.(Shutterstock)

Eid al-Adha 2019: Wishes, quotes, Facebook and Whatsapp status messages for your friends and family this Bakr-Id

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 12, 2019 12:10 PM IST
Eid al-Adha 2019: Eid al-Adha or Id-ul-Zuha (Bakr-Id) is celebrated to honour the willingness of Abraham to sacrifice his son as an act of obedience to God.
​Eid Al-Adha will be celebrated on August 12 this year.(Ravi Kumar/HT)
​Eid Al-Adha will be celebrated on August 12 this year.(Ravi Kumar/HT)

​Eid Al-Adha​ 2019​: ​History, ​significance​, ​date and importance of Bakr-Id

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 12, 2019 12:07 PM IST
Eid al-Adha 2019: Bakr-Id shall be celebrated on August 12 this year.
Local fishermen, volunteers and rescue personnel evacuate residents through a boat due to floods at Panadala, in district Pathanamthitta of Kerala on Saturday.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Local fishermen, volunteers and rescue personnel evacuate residents through a boat due to floods at Panadala, in district Pathanamthitta of Kerala on Saturday.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

UP clerics: Donate 10% of Bakrid budget for Kerala flood victims

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correspondent, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON AUG 20, 2018 03:06 PM IST
Senior clerics across the state have appealed to the Muslim community to donate a portion of their Eid-ul-Azha (Bakrid) budget for relief work in flood-ravaged Kerala.
Bakrid is one of the biggest Muslim festivals, celebrated traditionally with an animal sacrifice.(Virendra Singh Gosain/HT File Photo)
Bakrid is one of the biggest Muslim festivals, celebrated traditionally with an animal sacrifice.(Virendra Singh Gosain/HT File Photo)

Government backs campaign against animal sacrifice ahead of Bakrid

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Malavika Vyawahare
UPDATED ON JUN 24, 2018 10:41 AM IST
There is no blanket ban on animal sacrifice in India. Under provisions of the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Rules and food safety standards, animals must be slaughtered at registered abattoirs and follow certain guidelines, but in the case of most ritualistic animal sacrifices, these are not followed.
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