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Eid al-Adha 2020 Live Updates: PM Narendra Modi Greets Eid Mubarak

By FnF Correspondent | PUBLISHED: 01, Aug 2020, 10:16 am IST | UPDATED: 01, Aug 2020, 10:16 am IST

Eid al-Adha 2020 Live Updates: PM Narendra Modi Greets Eid Mubarak Delhi: Eid Mubarak! Idu’l Zuha symbolises the spirit of sacrifice and amity which inspires us to work for the well-being of one and all. On this occasion, let us share our happiness with the needy and follow social distancing norms and guidelines to contain COVID-19 spread.

In 2020, celebrations will be different all across the world due to the threat of coronavirus and communal Eid prayers or celebratory meals with extended families might not happen.

Since India celebrates a day after Saudi Arabia, except certain states, this year Eid al-Adha will be celebrated on August 1, a day after Saudi. However, Kerala, like Saudi, has celebrated Eid on July 31 i.e. today.

Eid-Al-Adha is an Islamic festival to commemorate the willingness of Ibrahim (also known as Abraham) to follow Allah's (God's) command to sacrifice his son. Muslims around the world observe this event.

Eid al-Adha (also spelled as Eid ul-Adha), one of the two most important festivals of Muslims around the world is celebrated on the tenth day of Dhu al-Hijjah, the twelfth and last month of the Islamic calendar.


Millions of Muslims around the world are set to observe Eid al-Adha, the 'Festival of Sacrifice' on Friday, July 31. Commonly known as 'Bakrid', 'Bakra Eid', the holy festival is the second of two Islamic holidays celebrated worldwide each year.