Covid-19: This Eid, no ‘gale milana’, no prayer gatherings, no handshakes

Hindustan Times | May 23, 2020 at 3:37 PM
  • Under the shadow of the coronavirus, the states across the country are taking special precautions to mark Eid al-Fitr, the celebration that breaks the month long fast for Ramadan.
  • The Kerala government has allowed shops and markets to open till 9 pm on Saturday and on Eid certain relaxations have been announced.
  • Maulana Khalid Rasheed Firangi Mahali, chairman of Islamic Centre of India and imam of Aishbagh Eidgah, has appealed to Muslims to avoid the crowd and celebrate the upcoming Eid festival at their homes while following social distancing norms issued by the Centre in the wake of Covid-19 pandemic.