Bangladesh celebrates the holy Eid-ul-Azha amid Covid spike
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The holy Eid-ul-Azha, the second biggest religious festival of the Muslims, is being celebrated across the country amid the pandemic today (Wednesday) with due solemnity and religious fervor.
Like other Muslim countries, the Muslim devotees of Bangladesh are celebrating the religious festival as per the lunar calendar.
Considering the COVID-19 pandemic, the Muslim devotees of the country are celebrating the Eid festival maintaining the health guidelines and social distancing strictly.
The Eid-ul-Adha is celebrated on the 10th day of Zilhajj month of the Hizri calendar as Hazrat Ibrahim (AS).
On the day, offered to sacrifice his beloved son Hazrat Ismail (AS) who willingly submitted to the will of his father to please Almighty Allah some 4,500 years back.
But the Almighty in His benign mercy spared Hazrat Ismail (AS) and instead sent a ram to be sacrificed.
To commemorate this historic event, the Muslims across the world offer prayers in congregations and sacrifice animals in the name of Almighty Allah on the day.