PHOTOS: India celebrates Eid al-Adha amid COVID-19 fear

Eid-ul-Adha was celebrated across the country with limited number of people offering prayers at mosques amid gathering curbs due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Mass ‘namaz’ at mosques were absent this year also as the government continued to impose strict restrictions fearing resurgence of the pandemic after a drop in cases this month.

As only 40 people were permitted for prayers adhering to stringent pandemic protocol, there was no usual festive mood in mosques across the southern state, which used to witness a sea of devotees since morning during the occasion.

Most devotees stayed indoors to offer ‘namaz’ as religious and festive gatherings remain prohibited in most part of the country. 

Here are some of the glimpses.

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