Jama Masjid
Jama Masjid

Bakri Eid to be celebrated on August 23

ANI | Updated: Aug 12, 2018 23:19 IST

New Delhi [India], Aug 12 (ANI): The festival of Eid al-Adha will be celebrated across the country on August 23, the Jama Masjid said on Sunday.
Also known as Bakri Eid, Eid al-Adha or the festival of sacrifice is an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide with special prayers, greetings, and gifts.
On the occasion, Muslims sacrifice a sheep or goat and share the meat with their family, neighbours and the poor.
The special occasion is celebrated in different countries on varying dates.