Azharuddin offers Eid prayer in Moradabad, sparks political stir

Lucknow: Former Indian cricketer Mohd Azharuddin offered prayers at the Eidgah in Moradabad. Later met Samajwadi Party leader and MLA Haji Ikram Qureshi sparking the buzz among political pundits. Muslims across Uttar Pradesh celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr on Saturday with traditional fervour.

The celebrations were led by Governor Ram Naik who visited the Aishbagh Eidgah here. He was joined by Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma and Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav.

Hundreds of devotees prayed at the Eidgah.

Eid-ul-Fitr marks the end of the fasting month of Ramadan.