Eidul Azha being celebrated with religious fervor across country

02 Sep, 2017 1:17 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – Eidul Azha is being celebrated with religious fervor to commemorate the supreme sacrifice of Prophet Hazrat Ibrahim (AS) who agreed to sacrifice his son Prophet Ismail (AS) on Allah’s Command.

Eid congregations were held in mosques, Eidgahs and open places in all cities, towns and villages.

The faithful hugged each other in a traditional way after Eid prayers. In their sermons, Ulema and Khateebs highlighted significance of the day and philosophy of the sacrifice.

After the Eid prayers, the faithful are slaughtering their sacrificial animals in remembrance of Sunnat-e Ibrahimi. Elaborate security arrangements have been made to avoid any untoward incident.

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