Ramzan celebrated with gaiety

Ramzan celebrated with gaiety
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The celebration was not confined to the rich as the prime aim of the festival itself was to stress the importance of sharing the riches with the poor and needy.

Eluru: Thousands of Muslims in the district celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr on Thursday by offering special prayers at mosques and other places. The celebration marked the end of the Islamic month of Ramzan when they are obligated to fast from dawn to dusk.
Muslim men, women and children greeted one another, wore new dresses and relished sumptuous meals.

The celebration was not confined to the rich as the prime aim of the festival itself was to stress the importance of sharing the riches with the poor and needy.

Huge crowds thronged the mosques for the special prayers conducted around 9 am at Karbala Maidan near old bus stand and at mosques in Police Lines Gun Bazar, Eastern Street and other areas of the city.

The prime aim of Muslims not taking food or drinking water during the daytime for about 30 days in the month of Ramzan is to purify the body and soul and to understand better the pain of hunger experienced by those in need of food.

Denduluru MLA Chintamaneni Prabhakar distributed Rs 6 lakh worth meat and milk to 1,400 Muslim families in his constituency.
He distributed meat and milk at Lakshmipuram and Mulakkayalapadu in Pedavegi mandal. He also offered prayers at a mosque in Mulakkayalapadu.

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