Muslims in Kerala celebrate Eid-ul-Azha

Monday, Sep 12, 2016,13:05 IST By metrovaartha A A A

Thiruvananthapuram | Muslims in Kerala today celebrated Eid-ul-Azha or Bakrid, the festival of sacrifice, with hundreds of faithful thronging mosques and specially arranged Idgahs for the morning prayers in towns and villages across the state.

Giving out the Eid message, religious scholars exhorted the faithful to uphold the Islamic ideals of love, compassion and unflinching faith in the will of Almighty.

The Governor Justice (retd) P Sathasivam, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, Opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala and other political parties greeted people on the occasion.