The festival of sacrifice, Eid-ul-Azha or Baqraeed is being celebrated with religious fervour and gaiety in various parts of India today. The faithful will offer  Eid prayers in Eidgahs and grand mosques.

In Delhi, braving heavy rainfall worshippers offered Eid prayers at Jama Masjid, Fatehpuri mosque and Shahi Eidgah. Speaking on the occasion, the Imams, who led the prayers appealed to people to maintain peace and harmony and prayed for the peace and progress of the country.
Eid-ul-Azha is celebrated to commemorate the willingness of Hazrat Ibrahim to sacrifice his only son in obedience to God’s command. Reports of Eid prayer congregations have also come in from other parts of the country.

Eid-ul-Azha is celebrated to commemorate the willingness of Prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his only son in obedience of God’s command. Elaborate security arrangements have been made on the occasion.

President, Vice-President, PM greet people on Eid-ul-Azha

President Droupadi Murmu and Vice-President Jagdeep Dhankhar greeted all fellow citizens living in India and abroad on the eve of Eid-ul-Adha. In her message, the President said, Eid-ul-Adha is the holy festival of love and sacrifice.

She said that this festival inspires us to follow the path of sacrifice and selfless service to humanity. The President said that all of us take a pledge to work towards spreading mutual brotherhood and harmony in society.

Vice-President Jagdeep Dhankhar greeted the nation on the eve of Eid-ul- Adha. In his message, the Vice-President said that Eid-ul- Adha is a symbol of sacrifice, selflessness, and an occasion to express our gratitude.

He further said that it is also an occasion for families and communities to come together to share joy and blessings. the Vice-President expressed hope that this Eid will bring peace, prosperity, and happiness to all.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has greeted the nation on the occasion of Eid-ul-Adha today. In a tweet, Mr Modi wished for everyone’s happiness and prosperity.

He also wished that the festival will uphold the spirit of togetherness and harmony in the society.