Bakri-Id is an annual festival celebrated by the Muslim community globally. Distribution of meat among relatives and chanting the takbir are some of the most important practices on this day. This year this festival is being observed on 09 July, Sunday.

How do the celebrations take place?

The Muslim community celebrates the festival by offering special prayers. The community exchanges gifts and greetings. In India, Eid al-Adha is considered a Gazetted holiday. Other names of this festival include Id-ul-Adha, the festival of sacrifice, Id-ul-Zuha, and Bakr-Id. The festival is celebrated by wearing new dresses and submitting special prayers. Goats may be offered to God. The meat is shared among family friends and relatives.