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Eid-ul-Adha 2020: Devotees offer Eid prayers in Delhi's Jama Masjid

Devotees on Saturday morning offered namaz at Delhi's Jama Masjid on the occasion of Eid Al-Adha.
The temperature of devotees was also being checked with thermometer gun, as a precautionary measure amid the Coronavirus outbreak.
A large number of devotees flocked Jama Masjid on the occasion.
"We have ensured strong arrangements here. In fact, we have ensured a safe environment in several big and small mosques on this occasion. namaz will be offered at 6:05 am," said Sanjay Bhatia, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP).
"I feel really good to be here on this occasion. Everyone followed lockdown norms and even Muslims had earlier offered namaz at their home, they followed all the rules and regulations. We are still adhering to the rules," said a devotee.
Another devotee, Amanullah told ANI that there is an environment of fear but everyone here followed norms in order to stay safe amid the COVID-19 crisis.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended his wishes on the occasion and hoped the “spirit of brotherhood and compassion be furthered”.
“Eid Mubarak! Greetings on Eid al-Adha. May this day inspire us to create a just, harmonious and inclusive society. May the spirit of brotherhood and compassion be furthered,” the prime minister tweeted.
Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi was seen offering prayers at his residence on Saturday morning. The minister wished everyone on the occasion and said that the pandemic has not dampened the spirits of the devotees.
With lockdown restrictions considerably eased in the national capital, several mosques, including Jama Masjid and Fatehpuri Masjid in Delhi, held the prayers today on the auspicious occasion. Devotees on Saturday morning offered namaz at Delhi’s Jama Masjid on the occasion of Eid Al-Adha.

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