Salman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan wish their fans Eid Mubarak

Anywhere from 1,000 to 10,000 pilgrims will be allowed to perform the annual hajj pilgrimage this year due to the coronavirus pandemic

Indonesian Muslims, wearing face masks and getting temperature checks as a precaution against the novel coronavirus, performed morning prayers today to celebrate the festival of Eid al-Adha in mosques with reduced capacity as well as on the streets. They also avoided hugging and shaking hands with each other after the prayers to prevent the spread of the infection. In pictures from Jama Masjid, devotees were seen following COVID-19 guidelines and maintaining social distance.

Celebrations are certainly different this year due to the pandemic.

Devotees from across the country celebrated Eid al-Adha by offering prayers at mosques and at their homes on Saturday.

"I feel really good to be here on Bakrid".

Another devotee added, "We are adhering to the orders passed by the administration of maintaining social distancing at the mosque".

"We are delighted to welcome members of the Muslim community to Croke Park to mark Eid Al-Adha, an important date in the Muslim calendar", he said.

With the COVID 19 outbreak taking a toll on normal life, India has been introduced to a new normal. Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, Congress' Rahul Gandhi, Chief Minister of Manipur N Biren Shah and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik were some of the early ones who wished people on social media.



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