The day lacked usual hustle bustle and festivity as major mosques such as Jama Masjid and Fatehpuri Masjid in old Delhi were closed for the visitors. Police personnel were also deployed outside the mosques to prevent crowding.
Many sports personalities including Virat Kohli and Sania Mizra took to social media to wish everyone Eid Mubarak
Ahead Of Eid, police out with hockey sticks, officials with sticks to maintain order
During a Facebook Live session, Salman Khan said that the movie will be screened theatrically only when the Covid-19 cases come down.
The 94-year-old monarch, who spent her first Christmas in decades without a larger royal family gathering, called for tolerance and mutual respect.
Delhi's Jama Masjid remained closed for special Eid prayers after Shahi Imam, Syed Ahmad Bukahri, appealed Muslims to offer Nimaaz inside their homes.
Amid the COVID-19 outbreak and subsequent lockdown, the Shahi Imam appealed to people to offer Eid prayer at their homes.
This Eid offers us an opportunity to be together as a family and turn it into an experience, which will echo throughout our lives.
According to sources, the members of one group were returning to their homes after offering Eid prayers, when assailants from another group attacked them.
The Bihar Chief Minister, who sported a skull cap, also extended good wishes to citizens, especially to those who follow Islam.
Mamata Banerjee, whose Trinamool Congress suffered reverses in the recent Lok Sabha elections, greeted people at Red Road here where a crowd of over 25,000 had gathered to offer 'namaz'.
PETA was trying to create awareness against animal cruelty on the day of the festival but rather ended up embarrassing itself.
Immediately after the Eid prayers, dozens of youths displayed flags of various militant outfits after which they marched on the road.
Eid-ul-Fitr is being celebrated with traditional fervour and gaiety across the country today.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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