Around 20,000 to 25,000 people gathered at the oldest mosque in the city to offer prayers and exchange greetings on the occasion. The city BJP president Sanjay Tandon was amongst the first to greet the devotees at the mosque.
Millions of Muslims across India are celebrating Eid ul-Fitr, which marks the end of Islam’s holy month of Ramadan that began on May 27 and ended on Saturday, June 24. The timing of Eid ul-Fitr is based on the Islamic lunar calendar.
Eid-ul-Fitr was celebrated across Kashmir as people thronged mosques, shrines and Eidgahs for special prayers but a few incident of stone-pelting and clashes between protestors and security forces were reported in the Valley. Muslims from all walks of life started making a beeline to Eidgahs (prayer ground) or mosques for offering Eid prayers as a thanksgiving for […]