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India celebrates Eid

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Muslims offer namaaz on Eid-al-Adha at a mosque around the Railway embankment close to the New Delhi railway station in New Delhi on Wednesday. (IE Photo: Neeraj Priyadarshi)

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Muslims leave after offering prayers at the Jama Masjid on the occasion of Eid-al-Adha in Old Delhi on Wednesday. (IE Photo: Tashi Tobgyal)

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Muslims offer namaaz on the occasion of Eid-al-Adha in Old Delhi on Wednesday. (IE Photo: Tashi Tobgyal)

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Muslims leave after offering prayers at the Jama Masjid on the occasion of Eid-al-Adha in Old Delhi on Wednesday. (IE Photo: Tashi Tobgyal)

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A father with his son during namaaz on Eid-al-Adha at a mosque around the Railway embankment close to the New Delhi railway station in New Delhi on Wednesday. (IE Photo: Neeraj Priyadarshi)

Eid

Eid al-Adha is a religious festival celebrated by Muslims worldwide to commemorate the willingness of Prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son as an act of obedience to God.
People offer namaaz on Eid al-Adha at the mosque in the premises of Feroz Shah Kotla on Wednesday. (IE Photo: Amit Mehra)

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A father with his son for namaaz at the mosque in the premises of Feroz Shah Kotla on Wednesday. (IE Photo: Amit Mehra)

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Giving out the Eid message,religious scholars exhorted the faithful to uphold the Islamic ideals of love,compassion and unflinching faith in the will of Almighty.
People in huge number gathered at the mosque in the premises of Feroz Shah Kotla on Wednesday for Eid namaaz. (IE Photo: Amit Mehra)

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An overview of the mosque in the premises of Feroz Shah Kotla on Wednesday. (IE Photo: Amit Mehra)

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Eid-al-Adha,the festival of sacrifice,being celebrated by hundreds of devotees thronging mosques and specially arranged Idgahs for the morning prayers. (IE Photo: Amit Mehra)

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In many places,religious and cultural organisations organised relief and charity programmes for the poor and needy on Eid-al-Adha. (IE Photo: Amit Mehra)

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Children offer namaaz on Eid-al-Adha at the mosque in the premises of Feroz Shah Kotla on Wednesday. (IE Photo: Amit Mehra)

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People gather at the New Delhi railway station for morning namaaz on the occasion of Eid-al-Adha on Wednesday. (IE Photo: Amit Mehra)

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People gather for namaaz at New Delhi railway station on Wednesday. (IE Photo: Amit Mehra)

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Men in their fresh white kurta pajama gather for the Eid-al-Adha namaaz at the mosque in the premises of Feroz Shah Kotla on Wednesday. (IE Photo: Amit Mehra)