Bakrid celebrated with devotion and gaiety in Mangaluru, Udupi

Pics: Spoorthi Ullal

Daijiworld Media Network – Mangaluru/Udupi

Mangaluru, Jun 17: Muslims congregated at famous Idgah Maidan on Light House Hill in city and celebrated Eid-ul-Azha (Bakrid) with gaiety, devotion and in a spirit of loyalty on Monday June 17.

Soon after the Namaz, people were seen exchanging the festival greetings, ‘Eid Mubarak’, by embracing one another and shaking hands.

Muslim brethren visit each other's homes during the day, to exchange pleasantries and to show their mutual affection and to share happiness.



Special Eid namaz was offered in various mosques of the city, Muslims wore new clothes and offered prayers in the morning.

Prayers were also held at the famous Gangolli Eid al-Azha.

Eid namaz was offered in various mosques of Udupi city, Kaup, Brahmavar, Kundapur, Byndoor, Hebri and Karkala taluks. In some mosques provision of separate prayer arrangements was made for women. After the namaz, they exchanged greetings.

Religious leaders gave Eid messages to the devotees. Police security was beefed up to prevent any untoward incident.





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