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Bakrid Celebrated On Grand Scale Across The State

Id-Ul-Juha (Bakrid) has been celebrated with religious fervour and devotion throughout the Telangana State today. The festival, celebrated by Muslims across the Globe, symbolizes sacrifice, absolute devotion to God Almighty and compassion for the poor.
Muslims, attired in their best, offered special prayers at the Idgahs and Masjids in the morning and exchanged greetings. In the Capital, thousands of Muslims offered prayers at Mir Alam Idgah, Mecca Masjid, Masab Tank and other places.
The Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao and Ministers Nayani Narsimha Reddy and Pocharam Srinivas Reddy, M P K Kavitha and others attended the lunch held at the residence of TRS MLC Mohammad Saleem, on the occasion of Bakrid.
The city police Commissioner visited various place in the old city and supervised the arrangements for the festival. Police made elaborate security arrangements in the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad. The Festival was also celebrated on a grand scale at many places like Nizamabad, Bodhan, Warangal Kazipet, , Karimnagar, Peddapalli, Adilabad, Nirmal, Bhainsa, Zaheerabad, Khammam, Mahaboobabad, Nalgonda, Tandur, Vikarabad and other places.(NSS)