Report by Nishapati Nayak, Sunabeda: Eid-ul-Azha, the festival of sacrifice is being celebrated with religious fervour and enthusiasm in various parts of the koraput district today. The faithfuls thronged Eidgahs and mosques this morning to offer Eid prayers. Later they exchanged Eid greetings.
In Sunabeda, main congregations were held at T zone premises of Town ship of HAL ,engine division, Koraput. Speaking on the occasion, the Imams, who led the prayers appealed to people to maintain peace and harmony and celebrate the festival in the spirit of brotherhood keeping in mind the sentiments of fellow countrymen.
Eid-ul-Azha is celebrated to commemorate the willingness of Prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his only son in the obedience of God’s command. Reports of Eid congregations have also come in from other parts of the country.
Id-ul-Adha, festival of Sacrifice as known as Bakrid, is being celebrated with religious fervour and gaiety across the state. Muslims offered Eid prayers at eidgahs and masjids and greeted each other. Devotees offered special prayers, at the historic Eidgahs and Masjids in odisha and other towns across Koraput district. Amidst elaborate arrangements by police and civic bodies for smooth conduct of Eid prayers, major congregations were witnessed at Eidgahs like the one at Koraput, jeypore, Nandapur,Boriguma,Kotpad, Semliguda,HAL township etc.
Aeronautics Muslim cultural association members named Mr. Sheikh Ibrahim Mohammed, Abu Kamal, Syed Sarvar Ali, Shaikh hifzur Rahman, Sheikh muntazir, Sheikh Dawood and associates organised the holy celebration successfull .