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Photo Gallery: Nation celebrates Eid-al-Adha with much gusto and festive spirit

Zee Media Bureau | Aug 12, 2019, 18:04 PM IST
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Former Vice President Hamid Ansari at Jama Masjid

The Muslims across the globe are immersed in the festive fervour of Eid-al-Adha celebrations. The special day is also known as Bakr Eid or 'The Festival Of Sacrifice'. The auspicious day happens to be on August 12 this year. It is considered to be the second of the two most important Islamic holidays celebrated worldwide each year. The first one being Eid-al-Fitr, and the second one Eid-al-Adha—it is considered the holier of the two. The festival of Eid-al-Adha falls on the 10th day of Dhu al-Hijjah as per the Islamic lunar calendar. Former Vice President Hamid Ansari arrives at Jama Masjid on Parliament street to offer namaz on the occasion of Eid-al-Adha or Bakr Eid. Check out the pictures of the countrymen celebrating the auspicious occasion of Eid in full fervour:

(Pic Courtesy: ANI/Twitter)

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Eid-al-Adha celebrations in Karnataka

Locals in Shiragur village of Raibag invited Major Rathore of Army's Maratha Light Infantry and his team conducting rescue & relief operations in the flood-hit area, to celebrate Eid-al-Adha with them at Belagavi, Karnataka.

(Pic Courtesy: ANI/Twitter)

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Eid-Al-Adha celebrated in Poonch, J&K

Locals greeted District Magistrate, Rahul Yadav, and police officials after offering namaaz at a mosque on the occasion of Eid-al-Adha in Poonch, Jammu and Kashmir.

(Pic Courtesy: ANI/Twitter)

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Telangana celebrates Eid-al-Adha

People gather at Eidgah Mir Alam in Hyderabad to offer Namaz, on the occasion of Eid-Al-Adha in Telangana. (Pic Courtesy: ANI/Twitter)

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J&K celebrates Eid-al-Adha

People offered Eid namaz in the morning at Mohalla mosques on Eid-Al-Adha, today. Large groups of people are not allowed to assemble, traffic restrictions in place in Jammu and Kashmir.

(Pic Courtesy: ANI/Twitter)

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Eid-al-Adha celebrations in Srinagar, J&K

People offered namaz in the morning at Mohalla mosques in various parts of the city on Eid-al-Adha today in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir. (Pic Courtesy: ANI/Twitter)

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Eid celebrations in Srinagar

People offered Namaz in the morning at Mohalla mosques on Eid-Al-Adha today. J&K police officials greet people outside a neighbourhood mosque. (Pic Courtesy: ANI/Twitter)

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Eid celebrations in Maharashtra

People in Shiroli village, in flood-affected Kolhapur district, offer namaz on Eid-Al-Adha in Maharashtra.

(Pic Courtesy: ANI/Twitter)

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Nation celebrates Eid-al-Adha

People offer prayers at Aishbagh Eidgah on the occasion of  Eid-Al-Adha in Lucknow.

(Pic Courtesy: ANI/Twitter)

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Eid-al-Adha celebrations in Maharashtra

People hug each other after offering Namaz in Shiroli, Kolhapur on the occasion of Eid-al-Adha in Maharashtra. Pic Courtesy: ANI/Twitter)

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