Photo Feature : Happy Eid ul-Adha 2021: Bakrid Mubarak

Devotees mostly stayed indoors to offer namaz and celebrate Eid-al-Adha in Delhi on Wednesday, as religious and festive gatherings remain prohibited in the city to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

Photo Feature : Happy Eid ul-Adha 2021: Bakrid Mubarak
Majestic Jama Masjid wears an almost deserted look on the occasion of Eid al-Adha during the ongoing Covid pandemic, in New Delhi on Wednesday. Photograph : Rajeev Bhatt

The pandemic did not fade the joy of Eid this year among the Muslim brotherhood. The Idea of Eid-ul-adha is that no one should be left hungry. Therefore, on this day an animal is sacrificed (qurbaani) and shared among the kith and kin.

Last minute shopping on the eve of Eid-ul_Adha at a market near Jama Masjid in Delhi,on Tuesday. Photograph : Rajeev Bhatt