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Amid lockdown, Eid to be celebrated on Monday

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Amid lockdown, Eid to be celebrated on Monday

PTI | Up to date: Might 23, 2020, 21: 11 IST

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NEW DELHI: Eid will be celebrated in the nation on Might 25 as the moon could not be sighted on Saturday, Shahi Imam of Delhi’s Jama Masjid Ahmed Shah Bukhari claimed.

Amid the Covid-19 outbreak and subsequent lockdown, Bukhari also appealed to persons to give Eid namaz at their properties.

This will be probably the very first time that there will no mass namaz at mosques and idgahs throughout the region as the authorities has prohibited all varieties of spiritual gatherings to protect against the spread of coronavirus.

Eid marks the finish of the fasting month of Ramzan.

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