Hugs, prayers, selfies mark Eid celebrations in Jammu

Jammu: Exchange of hugs and special prayers today marked the celebration of Eid-ul-Azha here.

Eid-ul-Zuha, one of the holiest Muslim festivals, was celebrated with vigour and zeal today. People celebrated Eid-ul-Zuha with simplicity and solemnity in Jammu.

“The price of the sacrificial animals ranged between Rs 3,000 – Rs 25,000. While  the Muslims from Jammu spent money and are buying expensive animals, the Kashmir Muslims are not spending much and are preferably buying less expensive goats,” remarked a cattle trader near Gujjar Nagar circle.

The Muslims of Jammu ,on the other hand,  are dedicating this Eid to poor and needy people and special Eid prayers would be held for peace in Kashmir.


Markets in Jammu are bustling with people. The traditional animal bazars including Hatta of Ustad Mohalla,Talab Khatikan,Gujjar Nagar, Shaheedi Chowk,Bhatandi and  Malik Market are full with sellers and buyers.

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