Eid al Adah celebrated with Gaiety and fervor
Muslims in the city celebrated Eid-al-Adha (Bakrid), the festival of sacrifice on Tuesday. In one town, Eid al Adah was celebrated with gaiety and religious fervor.
Muslims in the city celebrated Eid-al-Adha (Bakrid), the festival of sacrifice on Tuesday. In one town, Eid al Adah was celebrated with gaiety and religious fervor. Thousands of Muslims offered Namaaz at Chittinagar Eedgah, Gandhiji Municipal Corporation High school grounds, Nizam gate mosque, Shahi mosque in Wynch Pet, Minar mosque on BRP Road and Jamma and Sharakhana mosque at K Market junction.
The Muslim Society and Eid-Gah committee jointly organised the festival prayers at Indira Gandhi Municipal Stadium at MG road. The religious leaders of the Muslim societies gave a Bakrid message to the followers. Thousands of Muslims gathered in the stadium and offered their prayers. Mosque committees and Eedgah committees have made elaborate arrangements at the mosques for special prayers.
At Chittinagar Eedgah, Moulana Nazeer Ahmed in his message said that Islam stands for peace and appealed to the Muslims to live peacefully and harmoniously with people of other faiths. He said that Islam has no place for violence and the last prophet of mankind Prophet Mohammed (SAS) told the people about peaceful co-existing of all religions and people of all faiths.
‘We must understand the problems of others and should show sympathy and concern for the others, he added. He said the world Qurbani means sacrifice and informed that Eid ul Adah (Bakrid) is celebrated in memory of the brave decision taken by Prophet Ibrahim who prepared to sacrifice his son Ismail to appease and please the God. He also said that Sacrifice has great importance in any religion and one should sacrifice their wishes and aspirations to please God.
Basheeruddin Asri delivered a sermon at Gandhiji Municipal High School grounds. City Muslims exchanged greetings with family members and friends. Tight security posted near mosques to prevent any untoward incident. With widening of roads during Krishnan Pushkaralu traffic was not a problem in the old city during the festival.