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Muslims across the globe celebrate Eid al-Adha

Aug 12, 2019, 09.50 AM (IST)

The auspicious occasion of Eid-al-Adha is celebrated across the globe on August 12 this year. This festival is celebrated by the Muslim community. It is also known as the 'Festival of Sacrifice' or Bakrid. It is the second of the two most important Islamic holidays celebrated worldwide each year.