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Bakri Eid to be celebrated on August 23

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

The festival of al-Adha will be celebrated across the country on August 23, the said on Sunday.

Also known as Bakri 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.

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First Published: Sun, August 12 2018. 23:21 IST
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