Eid-ul-Adha being celebrated today

Srinagar: Eid-ul-Adha will be observed with religious fervour across Jammu and Kashmir on Monday. Muslims throughout the world offer animal sacrifices on Eid-ul-Adha, also called Bakr Eid, to commemorate the sacrifice offered by prophet Abraham.

The biggest congregational Eid prayers is expected at the revered shrine of Hazratbal besides other major shrines.

Eid-ul-Adha falls on the 10th day of the Islamic calendar’s last month, Dhu al-Hijjah.

Muslims celebrate Eid-ul-Adha to commemorate Prophet Abraham’s (AS) willingness to follow Allah’s command to sacrifice his son prophet Ismael (AS).


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