Muslims in Kerala today celebrated Bakrid, the festival of sacrifice. The faithful thronged mosques and Idgahs across the state for prayers, where Imams and religious scholars gave out the Eid message of total dedication to God, universal love and compassion.
Actor Mammootty was among hundreds, who turned up to offer namaz at the Eidgah in Kochi. After the prayers, believers hugged each other reinforcing the sense of brotherhood and harmony. At homes, sumptuous feasts were prepared. Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, Opposition leader V S Achuthandnan, Indian Union Muslim League supremo Panakkad Hyderali Shihab Thangal and leaders of various political parties greeted people on the occasion.
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