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PMC urges residents to mark Bakri Eid at home, public celebrations banned

The Bakri Eid celebrations will most likely take place on July 21 and some restrictions are being imposed to contain the spread of the viral infection.

By: Express News Service | Pune |
July 13, 2021 12:16:18 am
"All religious programmes are banned in the city due to Covid-19. So, residents should hold Bakri Eid prayers at home and not in a mosque or public place," said Municipal Commissioner Vikram Kumar.

The Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) said Monday there will be no relaxation in existing restrictions for the Bakri Eid celebration on July 21 and that residents should celebrate the festival at home instead of outside in a group.

The Bakri Eid celebrations will most likely take place on July 21 and some restrictions are being imposed to contain the spread of the viral infection. “All religious programmes are banned in the city due to Covid-19. So, residents should hold Bakri Eid prayers at home and not in a mosque or public place,” said Municipal Commissioner Vikram Kumar.

The cattle market will stay closed and animals can be purchased online or over telephone, he said, adding, “Residents should possibly do a symbolic sacrifice of the animal.”

The restrictions will be applicable in the area of Pune Cantonment Board (PCB) and Kirkee Cantonment Board (KCB) alongwith area under PMC.

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