Eid Celebrations in India

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Eid Celebrations in India

Eid ul-Fitr is a three day festival which marks the end of fasting month Ramadan and beginning of celebrations. Image source: classic.apimages.com

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Eid Celebrations in India

Eid ul-Fitr is an important festival and is celebrated everywhere in India and throughout the world. In many countries, including India, the day of Eid is declared as a holiday. Image source: www.fotolia.com

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Eid Celebrations in India

On the day of Eid, Muslim devotees have a sweet breakfast and then gather in an open area or in a mosque to perform the prayer of Eid. Image source: islam.about.com

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Eid Celebrations in India

After the Eid prayer, people shake hands and hug each other and greet each other with ‘Eid Mubarak’. Image source: dreamstime.com

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Eid Celebrations in India

Wearing new clothes is compulsory on the day of Eid. Dressed in new clothes, Muslims visit their friends and relatives to celebrate Eid together. Women apply Mehndi on their hands, which depicts happiness. Image source: djhdmehndidesigns2014.blogspot.com

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Eid Celebrations in India

Children receive gifts and money in the form of Eidi. Image source: blog.mygiftshop.com.pk

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Eid Celebrations in India

In urban cities, Eid is celebrated on a large scale. People go out for movies and celebrate the festival in malls and other public places. They also shop for various things for their friends and relatives. Image source: dreamstime.com

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Eid Celebrations in India

Special delicacies are made on the occasion of Eid including the famous dish Sheer-Kurma. Muslims even invite their non-Muslim friends and treat them with their famous Eid delicacies. Image source: apnachulah.com

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Eid Celebrations in India

Overall, Eid is a festival where people enjoy good food, meet their relatives and have fun! Image source: dreamstime.com

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Eid Celebrations in India
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