Eid-ul-Zuha celebrated with fervor and devotion

  • Eid namaz offered in all major mosques; people exchange greetings and give alms

Bhopal: The city of Bhopal celebrated Eid-ul-Zuha, also known as Eid al-Adha, with great devotion and fervor on Monday. This significant Islamic festival, which falls on the 10th day of the Islamic month of Zil Hijj, witnessed a large turnout of worshippers at various mosques across the city.

The first Eid prayer was led by Shahar Qazi Syed Mushtaq Ali Nadvi at the Eidgah, marking the beginning of the day’s religious observances. Following this, special Eid namaz was offered at Jama Masjid, Tajul Masjid, Moti Masjid, and other local mosques, where congregants gathered in large numbers to offer their prayers.

Festival of faith will continue for 3 days

Dr. Ausaf Shahmiri Khurram, President of the All India Muslim Festival Committee, stated that the festival of faith would continue for three days. He emphasized the importance of this period for the Muslim community, as it involves not only prayer and reflection but also acts of charity and community bonding.

Bhopal’s markets bustled with activity

Bhopal’s markets were bustling with activity in anticipation of Eid-ul-Zuha. For the past month, villagers from nearby areas have been bringing goats to the city for sale, a tradition central to the festival’s observance. The business generated by this festive occasion is expected to reach around Rs 70 crore, with major market areas such as Karond, Subhash Nagar, Gandhinagar, Ibrahimpura, Chowk Bazaar, Nadeem Road, Jahangirabad, and Laxmi Talkies witnessing a significant influx of buyers and sellers.

Festive atmosphere was palpable

After the Eid prayers, people exchanged greetings and engaged in the traditional practice of giving alms to the poor, reinforcing the spirit of compassion and community that defines Eid-ul-Zuha. The festive atmosphere was palpable throughout the city, highlighting the cultural and social significance of this important religious event.

People, dressed in their best clothes, visited the homes of their friends and relatives where they exchanged greetings and enjoyed delicacies. There was great enthusiasm among children and youngsters.

People exchanged greetings and gave alms, emphasizing charity and togetherness. The celebration of Eid-ul-Zuha in Bhopal showcased the city’s vibrant cultural fabric and the deep-rooted traditions that continue to bring the community together in faith and festivity.

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