Eid al-Adha 2018: It marks the obedience of Ibrahim (Abraham) towards god as he willingly agreed to sacrifice his son. But, according to tradition, Allah, impressed by his devotion sent his angels and asked him to sacrifice an animal instead of his son
According to the directions, the sacrifice of animals should not take place anywhere other than places which have been designated for the purpose in advance, and the sacrifice of animals in public places is strictly prohibited, with the threat of strict action in case of a violation.
The Gujarat High Court (HC) on Monday dismissed a public interest litigation (PIL) that sought a direction to the state government to declare October 27 as a public holiday for
Bakri Eid instead of October 26 and to reschedule the examination of various universities and school board on that day.