1. Eid ul Adha 2016 celebrated with joy and laughter across India

Eid ul Adha 2016 celebrated with joy and laughter across India

Eid Al-Adha or Bakri Eid is being celebrated by Muslims across the world and in India too, starting from early morning as they visited mosques and other areas marked out for the congregation to offer special Eid Namaz.

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Eid, Eid ul Adha, Eid ul Adha 2016, eid mubarak, eid mubarak images, eid 2016, eid greetings, Eid Namaz Attari: Pakistan Rangers Wing Commander Bilal (L) shakes hands with Border Security Force (BSF) Commandant Sudeep after presenting him sweets on the occasion of ‘Eid al-Adha’ at Indo-Pak Attari-Wagah border on Tuesday. (PTI Photo)

Eid Al-Adha or Bakri Eid is being celebrated by Muslims across the world and in India too, starting from early morning as they visited mosques and other areas marked out for the congregation to offer special Eid Namaz. People are dressed in their best clothes and have been shopping at markets that have been beautified just for this occasion. After the customary hugs and greetings of ‘Eid Mubarak’, they set off for the ceremonial sacrifice of goats. The meat and other edibles are thereafter shared with friends, neighbours and kin. Check out how the festivities went here:

Eid, Eid ul Adha, Eid ul Adha 2016, eid mubarak, eid mubarak images, eid 2016, eid greetings, Eid Namaz Mathura: Children dressed in colors of Indian national flag offer namaz on the occasion of Eid al-Adha in Mathura on Tuesday. (PTI Photo)

 

Eid, Eid ul Adha, Eid ul Adha 2016, eid mubarak, eid mubarak images, eid 2016, eid greetings, Eid Namaz Agra: Devotees offer prayers on the occasion of Eid al-Adha in Taj Mahal, Agra on Tuesday. (PTI Photo)

 

Eid, Eid ul Adha, Eid ul Adha 2016, eid mubarak, eid mubarak images, eid 2016, eid greetings, Eid Namaz Indian Muslims offer Eid al-Adha prayers at Sarkhej Roja in Ahmadabad, India, Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016. Muslims worldwide are celebrating Eid al-Adha, or “Feast of Sacrifice,” that commemorates the willingness of the Prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son before God stayed his hand. During the holiday, Muslims slaughter livestock and distribute part of the meat to the poor. (AP Photo)

 

Eid, Eid ul Adha, Eid ul Adha 2016, eid mubarak, eid mubarak images, eid 2016, eid greetings, Eid Namaz Indian Muslims offer prayers during Eid al-Adha at the Vasi Ullah mosque in Allahabad, India, Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016. Muslims worldwide are celebrating Eid al-Adha, or “Feast of Sacrifice,” that commemorates the willingness of the Prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son before God stayed his hand. During the holiday, Muslims slaughter livestock and distribute part of the meat to the poor. (AP Photo)

 

Eid, Eid ul Adha, Eid ul Adha 2016, eid mubarak, eid mubarak images, eid 2016, eid greetings, Eid Namaz Men, women and children gather in prayer to celebrate Eid al-Adha in Anaheim, Calif., on Monday, Sept. 12, 2016. (AP Photo)

 

Eid, Eid ul Adha, Eid ul Adha 2016, eid mubarak, eid mubarak images, eid 2016, eid greetings, Eid Namaz Kolkata: Children celebrate Eid al-Adha at Tipu Sultan Mosque in Kolkata on Tuesday. (PTI Photo)

 

Eid, Eid ul Adha, Eid ul Adha 2016, eid mubarak, eid mubarak images, eid 2016, eid greetings, Eid Namaz People attend Eid al-Adha prayers at the railway ground in Karachi, Pakistan, September 13, 2016.

 

Eid, Eid ul Adha, Eid ul Adha 2016, eid mubarak, eid mubarak images, eid 2016, eid greetings, Eid Namaz Nepalese Muslims attend the mass prayer during the Eid al-Adha celebrations at the Kashmiri Takiya Jame mosque in Kathmandu, Nepal September 13, 2016. (Reuters)

 

Eid, Eid ul Adha, Eid ul Adha 2016, eid mubarak, eid mubarak images, eid 2016, eid greetings, Eid Namaz Mumbai : Muslim community people offering Namaz at Zulla Maidan on the occasion of Eid al-Adha in Mumbai on Tuesday. (PTI Photo)

 

Eid, Eid ul Adha, Eid ul Adha 2016, eid mubarak, eid mubarak images, eid 2016, eid greetings, Eid Namaz New Delhi: Muslims offer Eid al-Adha prayers at Jama Masjid in New Delhi on Tuesday. Muslims worldwide are celebrating Eid al-Adha, or “Feast of Sacrifice,” that commemorates the willingness of the Prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son before God stayed his hand. During the holiday, Muslims slaughter livestock and distribute part of the meat to the poor. PTI Photo by Kamal Kishore (PTI Photo)

 

Eid, Eid ul Adha, Eid ul Adha 2016, eid mubarak, eid mubarak images, eid 2016, eid greetings, Eid Namaz Men attend Eid al-Adha prayers in Peshawar, Pakistan September 13, 2016. (Reuters Photo)

 

Eid, Eid ul Adha, Eid ul Adha 2016, eid mubarak, eid mubarak images, eid 2016, eid greetings, Eid Namaz A child watches adults attending prayers during the Eid al-Adha festival in Rawalpindi, Pakistan September 13, 2016. (Reuters)

 

Eid, Eid ul Adha, Eid ul Adha 2016, eid mubarak, eid mubarak images, eid 2016, eid greetings, Eid Namaz A Muslim boy offers prayers among adults during Eid al-Adha at the eidgah in Jammu, India, Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016. Muslims worldwide are celebrating Eid al-Adha, or “Feast of Sacrifice,” that commemorates the willingness of the Prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son before God stayed his hand. During the holiday, Muslims slaughter livestock and distribute part of the meat to the poor. (AP Photo)
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