Bakri Eid celebrated peacefully across Tripura

By Our Correspondent

Agartala, Aug 13, 2019: Tripura along with other parts of the countr celebrated the Bakri Eid or Eid al-Adha in peaceful manner as pious Muslims celebrated day and gathered in front different mosques all over the state and offered prayers. So far no untoward incident was not reported from any parts of the state.

In Agartala Muslims from different parts of the city gathered in the Gedu Mia mosque to offer morning prayers on the occasion of Eid- al-Adha on Monday.

The Eid prayers started around 8.30 a.m. at Gedu Mia mosque in Agartala when the Imam of the mosque, Maulana Abdul Rehaman, read out the prayer. Eid-al-Adha is one of the most celebrated Muslim festivals of the world. Muslims hugged one another and exchanged greetings of peace and love to spread in the society irrespective of religion.

The BSF and the Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) exchanged greetings, flowers and sweets on the occasion of Eid in front of different check posts and other bordering points of both nations. Senior BSF and BGB officials accompanied jawans greeted each other Monday at many places of border.

Meanwhile, a large number of Muslims also assembled in mosques and Eidgahs to offer special prayers in different subdivisions of the state including in Dharmanagar, Kailasahar, Udaipur and Sonamura and celebrated the day by exchanged greetings.

Large congregation also offered prayers at Shivnagar, Shantipara, Gulchakkar, Aralia areas of Agartala on Monday morning.

It is the festival of sacrifice celebrated by Muslims worldwide to commemorate the willingness of Prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son to keep his word to God. "Eid al-Adha is also known as Qurbani Eid in which the Muslim sacrifices an animal to acquire the Almighty's grace. But this festival is not just about sacrificing an animal. It is a festival with a message to sacrifice our ego, pride, give up thoughts of hatred and all other bad habits," said a cleric of the mosque. 


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