Thiruvananthapuram: Thousands of Muslims across Kerala celebrated Eid-Ul-Fitr Sunday by offering prayers and listening to clerics` sermons at Eidgahs.
Eid celebrations were more visible in Muslim-dominated districts of Malappuram, Kozhikode, Kannur and Kasargode.
Muslims account for more than 24 percent of Kerala`s 32-million population.
In Thiruvananthapuram, the festival was celebrated at Chandrasekheran Nair Stadium next to the Palayam Juma Musjid where hundreds of people listened to the talk of Jamaludhin, the mosque`s imam.
In Kochi, Malayalam superstar Mammootty offered prayers at an Eidgah with his son Dulqar Salman.
In Kozhikode, Muslims from different factions organised a common Eidgah for all like last year.
The state government has declared Monday a holiday for Eid.