Published On : Fri, Aug 9th, 2013
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Sweet ‘sheerkhurma’ brings taste of peaceful Eid in Nagpur; Namaz offered across city

The young religious fellows bowed to seek almighty’s blessings on Friday

Remembering Almighty Allah…

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The sweetness of “sheerkhurma” embedded with choicest of dry fruits that include handpicked raisins, dates, cashews, almonds, walnut and coconut crush with a pinch of saffron left a memorable trace of taste upon the festive enthusiasts of Nagpur on Friday. As the Muslim community across Nagpur celebrated Eid with utmost religious gaiety and fervor, the aroma of sweet vermicelli hard boiled in dry fruits rich milk prevailed all over. Islamic clerics on Thursday announced the Eid as they sighted the moon. Upon hearing the news, the people geared up to cherish Eid Mubarak on Friday (Jumma), considered as the most pious day of the week in Islam.

The devotees leaned down to pray for peace in Nagpur

Sajde mein tere…jhukta hai har sir

Since morning the excited lot moved into various mosques and idgahs across the city and offered namaz to the almighty Allah. After the prayer, followed the scene where the fellows exchanged greetings with each other.

The mesmerizing scent of itra (fragrance) whiffed all over with a dash of soorma into the eyes of community members. The attires perfectly set mood for celebration.

Hundred of Muslim community members stood in solidarity and unity to mark the festive spirit of Eid

Let the world be peaceful…

Eid Mubarak for Chennai Express, Film opens to packed houses

Every year new movie release on Eid becomes a part of the celebration. As the young lot gets over with routine activities they head towards theatre to catch up on what’s showing. The tradition has been perfectly maintained by Bollywood superstar Salman Khan whose previous Eid releases made a whopping start except for this year. This Eid saw the release of another Khan, yet another superstar ala badshaah of Bollywood Shahrukh Khan whose Chennai Express opened to packed houses on Friday. Every cinema hall including multiplexes and single screen theatres went full house with many seen struggling at the ticket windows. The film is expected to do brisk business in the following days thanks to the extended weekend Nagpurians are greeted with.

A kid looks on as the people offered namaz at a mosque in Nagpur

Divine Innocence…