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No hugs, no handshakes this Eid: Clerics

No hugs, no handshakes this Eid: Clerics
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Prominent Muslim clerics on Saturday advised the community members not to hug each other and shake hands on Eid on May 26 and maintain social distancing and other norms while celebrating the festival in view of the coronavirus scare across the country

New Delhi : Prominent Muslim clerics on Saturday advised the community members not to hug each other and shake hands on Eid on May 26 and maintain social distancing and other norms while celebrating the festival in view of the coronavirus scare across the country.

"Eid comes again and again but this is not the case with coronavirus. Since the entire world is at present battling coronavirus, the happiness of Eid is in not hugging each other and not shaking hands this time over," said Dr Imam Umer Ahmed Ilyasi, Chief Imam of All India Imam Organisation.

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