Nation celebrates one other Eid underneath Covid shadow

The nation is celebrating Eidul Azha with nice spiritual zeal and fervour on Wednesday to commemorate the supreme sacrifice of Prophet Hazrat Ibrahim (AS), underneath strict anti-Covid-19 commonplace working procedures (SOPs).

The day dawned with particular prayers in mosques for the well-being of the Ummah and progress, prosperity, security and safety of the nation. Religious students, of their Eid sermons, highlighted the significance to comply with the Sunnah of Hazrat Ibrahim (AS).

Following the Eid prayers, the devoted carried out the ritual of sacrificing animals, spending their time feasting with household and associates and distributing sacrificial meat amongst their members of the family, associates, and the poor.

The authorities has suggested the devoted to comply with the SOPs for holding the Covid-19 pandemic whereas performing the ritual of sacrificing animals. While providing Eid prayers, they had been requested to take care of distance, and keep away from hugging and as an alternative lengthen solely greetings.

Also learn: President, PM greet nation on Eid, urge warning in opposition to pandemic

Special safety preparations have been made to make sure peaceable observance of the three-day festivity throughout the nation. Radio and tv channels will air particular programmes throughout the Eid days.

Elsewhere around the globe, Muslims around the globe noticed the primary day of Eidul Azha on Tuesday within the shadow of the pandemic and amid rising considerations concerning the extremely infectious delta variant of the coronavirus.

Indonesia marked a grim Eid amid a devastating new wave of coronavirus circumstances on the planet’s most populous Muslim-majority nation. The surge is believed to have been fuelled by a speedy unfold of the Delta variant.

In Malaysia, measures had been tightened after a pointy spike in infections regardless of a nationwide lockdown since June 1. People are banned from travelling again to their hometowns or crossing districts to have a good time. House visits and journeys to graveyards are additionally banned.

Also learn: NCOC stresses strict compliance of Eid SOPs

Iran on Monday imposed a week-long lockdown on the capital, Tehran, and the encircling area because the nation struggles with one other surge within the coronavirus pandemic, state media reported. The lockdown begins on Tuesday.

In Bangladesh, authorities allowed an eight-day pause within the nation’s strict lockdown for the Eid holidays. Egypt has additionally allowed travel by individuals to spend Eid with their households.

Muslims of India are additionally celebrating Eid on Wednesday (immediately). India’s Muslim students have been urging individuals to train restraint and cling to well being protocols. Some states have restricted giant gatherings and are asking individuals to look at the vacation at home.

Lockdowns will severely curtail Eid festivities in Sydney and Melbourne, Australia’s two largest cities. Jihad Dib, a New South Wales state authorities lawmaker, mentioned town’s Muslims had been unhappy however understood why they might be confined to their houses with no guests allowed.


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