Eid-ul-Zuha, known as the festival of sacrifice, is being celebrated in Goa with traditional fervor and enthusiasm.
In the capital city of Panaji, Id Namaz was held at Jama Masjid at in the morning. It was conducted by Pesh Imam Hafizi Hajji Mohammed Ali Kadri.
Muslims, wearing traditional new dresses, attended prayers. They distributed sweets and exchanged pleasantries.
The state government has made all arrangements for ‘Qurbani’ at the abattoir of Goa Meat Complex at Usgao North Goa.
State Ministers and political leaders have extended their greetings to Muslim brethren in the state.
In a tweet, Health Minister Vishwajit Rane said, “Wishing all my muslim brothers and sisters, friends & well wishers Eid Al Adha on this auspicious day. May almighty bring a bunch of joy & peace around you & your loved ones. #EIDAlAdha”
Art and Culture Minister Govind Gaude said,”Wishes and greetings of Eid. Eid Mubarak to one and all.”
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Goa unit President Vinay Tendulkar in his greetings said, “May this Eid brings you joys unlimited, may all your wishes come true on this holy day and may you and your family be blessed by the grace of Allah. Eid Mubarak! #EidMubarak @BJP4Goa.”
Goa Pradesh Congress Committee (GPCC) President Girish Chodankar,”Happy Eid-ul-Zuha. May Almighty Allah grant All Good Health, Peace, Happiness and Prosperity. It is an occasion to remember the sacrifices of Prophet Ebrahim who readily agreed to sacrifice his own son as for the wishes of Allah. Eid Mubarak!!”