Eid amid COVID replaces hugs with hope  

The holy festival among Muslims, Eid is being celebrated across the country today. The festival marks an end to the holy month of Ramadan and celebrated with religious fervour and merriment

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The holy festival among Muslims, Eid is being celebrated across the country today. The festival marks an end to the holy month of Ramadan and celebrated with religious fervour and merriment.

1. Eid brings hope for a healthier life

Due to COVID-19 this year, the festival is overshadowed as social distancing measures are kept in place amid lockdown to prevent the spread of the pandemic.

2.Eid being celebrated with social distancing

Eid festivities this year, are different as people celebrate the festival of hugs and meetings with proper distancing measures to.prevent coronavirus spread

3.PeOple are following distancing measures

Even though most people could not buy new clothes for Eid which happens to be the most important ritual for celebration, people are dressing up at their best possible to welcome the good vibes of the festival

4. People could not shop for new clothes

This year the Eid greetings are getting virtual, People are wishing each other over social media platforms and apps. People are wishing each other for the well being and good health

5. Virtual greetings over social media platforms bring joy and happiness

Since a lot of poor are suffering due to the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown, people are rendering more and more help to the migrants and poor families on the occasion of Eid

6. People are celebrating by helping poor in need

Lots of traditional delicacies are being prepared and shared on Eid. Though shopping and preparing for Eid has not been easy due to the lockdown but Muslim families are trying their best to celebrate the festival with full fervour.

7. Despite difficulties in shopping, traditional cuisine is being prepared

As the holy month of Ramadan culminates to bring joy of Eid, it's being made sure that  the family and surroundings are Vividh protected. Eid prayers have been offered with full precautions.

8. Eid prayers have been offered with precautions

Zakat (donating a part of one's income) is one of the defining pillars of Islam, which Muslims worldwide follow with heart. This time, the COVID crisis has in-fact mandated the helping out poor.

9.Eid brigs help for poor

People are distributing food, money and clothing to those in need. Eid has brought a smile of gratification on many faces who couldn't smile in months due to this crisis

10. Eid is making poor smile

Eid-Ul-Fitra brings the message to help and offer those who are in need, this year in  lockdown Eid the message serves well as poor families are receiving ample zakaat from the well off families

11. Zakaat is helping the lockdown sufferers

This year Eid has come with lots of challenges and restrictions as India battles the corona pandemic and Muslim community has shown patience and discipline not only during Ramadan but Eid celebrations too

12. Eid is being celebrated with patience and discipline

The religious leaders also made sure to preach covid protection code and importance of social distancing

13. Religious leaders also conveyed message of social distancing

Celebrations are being carried out with masks on and use of sanitiser, though it's  difficult, but people understand that it is a  crucial time

14. Families ensure health first

The families celebrating Eid are praying for the well-being and good health of the humanity, the most important prayer this Eid is for the end of Coronavirus pandemic. This year Eid is being celebrated without hugs but is full of hope of a better tomorrow.

15. Eid is being celebrated without hugs but lots of hope

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