Bakri Eid On August 23


New Delhi: The Delhi Jama Masjid on Sunday announced that Eid-Al-Adha popularly known as Bakhri Eid will be observed on August 23, Thursday.

Also known as Bakri Eid, Eid al-Adha or the festival of sacrifice is an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide with special prayers, greetings, and gifts.

The festival will be celebrated across the country on August 23.

On the occasion, Muslims sacrifice a sheep or goat and share the meat with their family, neighbours and the poor. The special occasion is celebrated in different countries on varying dates.