Low-Key Eid Celebrations In Kashmir Amid COVID-19

Eid ul Fitr 2021: Here’s a take a look at muted Eid celebrations in Kashmir amid Covid-19

Srinagar:

Right this moment Eid-ul-Fitr is being celebrated in Kashmir. Amid the coronavirus pandemic, Eid celebrations have been a low-key affair. The trustworthy noticed Eid ul Fitr by providing prayers at native mosques early within the morning. Prayer gatherings have been small and folks have been seen carrying masks. Guidelines of sustaining social distance have been additionally adopted in view of the Covid-19 pandemic. Former chief minister Omar Abdullah, took to Twitter and posted Eid Mubarak greetings. Many others have additionally been tweeting Eid greetings.

No Eid prayers have been provided for the fourth consecutive time on the main mosques and shrines of Kashmir because the police enforced a strict curfew in most components of the valley, together with Srinagar metropolis, officers informed information company Press Belief of India. Curfew-like restrictions have been imposed throughout the valley on Wednesday as properly.

In accordance with PTI experiences, the police, at many locations requested the mosque administration committees to not use loudspeakers and to conclude the prayers rapidly. There’s a pandemic-forced lockdown in place within the wake of rising variety of coronavirus instances.

Final yr, too, Eid celebratios have been a low-key affair in view of the pandemic. In 2019, Eid festivities couldn’t be held in Kashmir as authorities had imposed a strict curfew within the wake of the abrogation of Article 370 and bifurcation of the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir into Union territories.

Muslims the world over supply particular prayers thanking god on the finish of the month-long Ramadan fasting. 

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