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Eid al-Adha 2021: Gathering of over 50 people, animal sacrifice in public prohibited on Bakrid

Eid al-Adha 2021: The Yogi government of Uttar Pradesh has issued guidelines regarding Eid al-Adha i.e. Bakrid.

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Published on 19 July 2021 11:34 AM GMT

Eid al-Adha 2021: Gathering of over 50 people, animal sacrifice in public prohibited on Bakrid
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Eid ul-Adha will be celebrated in the state on Wednesday

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Eid al-Adha 2021: The festival of Eid-ul-Adha will be celebrated on July 21 across India, including the national capital New Delhi.

The Yogi government of Uttar Pradesh has issued guidelines regarding Eid-ul-Adha i.e. Bakrid in view of the coronavirus. Gatherings of more than 50 people to celebrate Bakrid and animal sacrifice at public places will not be allowed this year due to the Covid-19 situation, said the Uttar Pradesh government in fresh directives.

Eid al-Adha in UP:

A decision regarding this was taken during a Covid-19 review meeting chaired by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. The CM told senior officials to make all necessary arrangements for the festival, an official spokesperson was quoted as saying by PTI.

In view of Covid, not more than 50 people should gather at any place at a given time for any event related to Bakrid, the official said.

It should also be ensured that no cow, camel or any other banned animal is sacrificed anywhere. Only designated places or private premises should be used for animal sacrifices, he said. Special care should be taken for cleanliness, the official added.

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Kanwar Yatra has been cancelled in Uttar Pradesh in view of Covid, news agency ANI reported on Saturday. This comes just a day after the Supreme Court directed the state government to reconsider its decision of allowing annual yatra with some restrictions.

Strictly follow the corona protocol

CM Yogi Adityanath has given clear instructions that the COVID protocol should be strictly followed in the state. He has said that the emphasis will also have to be on widespread scanning. For now, these guidelines have been issued by the CM, an SOP will also be issued in the coming days.

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