• search

id-ul-Fitr celebrated with traditional ferver in Karnataka

Written by: Staff

Bangalore, Oct 24 (UNI) Id-ul-Fitr, the festival that rekindles the spirit of brotherhood and harmony, which also marks the end of the month-long fasting was celebrated with traditional pomp and gaiety in Karnataka today.

Attaired in new clothes, mostly in crystal white from tip to toe, large number of Muslims thronged Idgah maidans in various parts of the state to offer prayers and exchanged greetings and sweets.

Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy attended a huge prayer meeting at Jayanagar Idgah maidan in the city and greeted the Muslims on the occasion. He assured the community that the JDS-BJP coalition government in Karnataka would take all necessary steps for the welfare and development of the deprived section of the community. He also assured that the government would sanction 15 acres of land for locating 'khabarsthan' (burial ground) at Jigani on the outskirts of the city.

The significance of Id-ul-Fitr or Ramzan is that people observe the ninth month of the Muslim calender by fasting and through increased concentration for purification of soul to increase closeness with God. It is a period of worship and contemplation.


For Daily Alerts

For Breaking News from Oneindia
Get instant news updates throughout the day.

Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more