Eid-ul-Azha celebrated with religious fervour & gaiety

Like other parts of the country, Eid-ul-Azha was celebrated across Jammu region with religious fervour and gaiety today.
In Jammu city the Eid prayers were held at various Eidgahs and mosques but the main Eid prayer was held at Eidgah Residency road here where a large number of Muslims drawn from different parts of city and outskirts took part in special Eid prayers this morning.
Attired in white dresses, the members of Muslim community hugged and offered Eid greetings to each other on the occasion of Eid ul-Zuha.
Special Eid prayers were held in other Eidgahs and mosques of the city and its outskirts by the members of Muslim community.
They were greeted by their Hindu and Sikh brethren on the occasion. The elders were seen giving Eidi (a special tiff) to children. The children attired in white dresses were busy in purchasing toys and eatables.
Divisional Commissioner, Dr Pawan Kotwal, IG Jammu Zone Danish Rana and some political leaders were also present to greet Muslims brothers on this occasion. The leaders of some political parties greeted Muslims community on the occasion of Eid.
Senior Congress party leader and former Minister Raman Bhalla visited Bhatindi, Rani Talab, Malik Market and Digiana and greeted Eid to Muslims community. Meanwhile the Muslims community at Marble Market and Digiana offered Namaz in mosque and prayed for their well being and peace in the state.

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