Eid Al-Adha 2019 Dates: Confirmed State-wise dates for Bakr Id / Eid-Ul-Zuha / Bakrid in India

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Eid-Al-Adha 2019 Dates India (Bakrid / Eid Ul-Zuha): The feast of sacrifice is approaching at a fast pace. However, still, there are many speculations and conflicts regarding its dates which are surrounding its celebrations. We have got the confirmed dates for it. The date is subject to moon sighting. (must check: Eid Al-Adha 2019 Wishes.)



Most of the world is going to celebrate Bakr-Id on 11th August 2019, but speaking about India, then most of the Indian states will celebrate the festival of sacrifice on 12th August 2018. But as everybody knows that there are always exceptions. Some Islamic committees have announced August 12 as the official holiday for the festival.

Eid-Al-Adha 2019 Dates

Conventionally, all the Indian coastal regions and states like Kerala, Mangalore, and some others will observe the feast on Aug. 12, 2019. Meanwhile, there has been a short and important development in Tamil Nadu. The state has confirmed the celebration date as 24th Sept. as decided by the state’s Islamic committee. Thus, Bakra Eid┬ácelebrations will be done on Thursday itself in TN.

All the remaining states will celebrate Eid-Al-Zuha on August 12. The observance and celebration criteria of Eid Ul Adha is different from Eid al-Fitr. The former falls on the 10th day of the month. Thus, it is not celebrated seeing the moon rather its time is calculated 10 days from the month of Dhu al-Hijjah begins. It is celebrated for continuous four days and then the Day of Arafah arrives.

Also known as “Greater Eid”, this occasion is celebrated to remember the sacrifice made by Prophet Ibrahim. He accepted to sacrifice his son Ishmael as an act of submission to Allah, but then the child was replaced with a goat by Jibreel(AS) by the command of the Almighty. On this day, the Muslim community likes to sacrifice sheep, lambs, and camels.

In part of the globe, like the United States, Saudi Arabia, and the United Kingdom, Eid Al-Zuha is going to be celebrated on August 11, 2019. It is the holiest festival for Muslims as they get to visit Hajj which is considered to be visited by every Muslim once in his/her lifetime.

On what date, you are going to celebrate it? Don’t forget to share.

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  1. Small correction,
    Prophet Ishmael(PBUH) was not sacrificed. Actually Prophet Ibrahim(PBUH) accepted to sacrifice his son, but then the child was replaced with a goat by Jibreel(AS) by the command of the Almighty.

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  2. Most of the so called Literate Distinguished do not know the fact, there is NO Eid called Bakr~Eid in Islam. It is not Bakar, Bakr, or Bakra at all ! It is Eid-ul-Azha 1436 AH this year. Actually The Bakra-Eid is a Urdu coined festival of Bakra, in fact it is BAQARA or BAQRA or BAQAR meaning The Cow. Rather it is the Cow-Festival. Thats why RSS & BJP are irritated when Baqar-Eid is celebrated !!!

  3. Happy id-ul-zuha …….sabhi country people in happy id ul zuha in happy and very happy other country inhappy id ul zuha ..an muslim celibration in

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