Central Government has declared a gazetted holiday for Bakrid (Id-ul-Zuha) on 10 July 2022.
As per the notification issued by the DoPT on 8 June 2021, the grand festival of Bakrid (Id-ul-Zuha) falls on 10th July 2022 (Sunday) and the day has been declared on the list of gazetted holidays for Central Government offices in India.
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Bakri-Id is an important festival celebrated by Muslims worldwide. The distribution of meat among friends and relatives and chanting the Eid Takbir aloud on this day.
When is the festival of Bakrid celebrated in India?
God gave Abraham a goat to sacrifice as a substitute before he abandoned his son. According to God’s instruction, the goat was divided into 3 parts and sacrificed. One-third was given to the poor, and another part was given to friends and families. The rest was retained by Abraham’s family. According to the Islamic Lunar Calendar, the grand festival of Bakrid usually falls on the 10th day of Dhu Al-Hijjah. This festival is celebrated all over the world under different names. In Urdu and Hindi, Eid Al-Adha is called Bakr-eid.
Bakrid Date in Tamil Nadu (Chennai) 2022
The grand festival for Muslim Community in Tamilnadu celebrates Saturday and Sunday 9th July and 10th July 2022. The State Government of Tamil Nadu announced a public holiday on account of the Bakrid (Eid-Ul-adha) Festival on 10th July 2022.
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