In Photos: Celebrations across India for Eid Al-Adha 2024; mosques offer namaz

Mosques and several religious sites across the country on Monday were thronged by the devout who gathered to offer Namaz on the auspicious occasion of the holy Eid Al-Adha 2024 festival (Pics/AFP)

Updated On: 2024-06-17 01:46 PM IST

Compiled by : ronak mastakar

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At the historic Jama Masjid in Delhi hundreds of worshippers assembled for morning prayers

People also offered namaz at Fatehpuri Masjid in the national capital on the occasion of today's Eid Al-Adha 2024 festival

Equally vibrant celebrations were seen in other parts of the country too

In Srinagar, devotees gathered at a Government Girls Higher Secondary School in Sonwar to offer their prayers

Eid Al-Adha is a holy occasion and is celebrated on the 10th day of Dhu al-Hijjah, the 12th month of the Islamic or lunar calendar. It marks the end of the annual Hajj pilgrimage

The festival is an occasion of joy and peace, where people celebrate with their families, let go of past grudges and make meaningful connections with one another. It is celebrated as a commemoration of Prophet Abraham's willingness to sacrifice everything for God

Equally vibrant celebrations were seen in other parts of the country too

In Srinagar, devotees gathered at a Government Girls Higher Secondary School in Sonwar to offer their prayers

In Uttar Pradesh, devotees gathered at Mubarak Khan Shaheed Mazaar in Gorakhpur and Jama Masjid in Noida

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