Andhra Pradesh Lockdown: State Issues Guidelines For Eid-ul-Azha, Restricts Large Gatherings


Hyderabad, July 19, 2021: Keeping in mind the ongoing pandemic and the possibility of the COVID third wave, the Andhra Pradesh government on Friday issued precautionary guidelines for Eid-ul-Azha (Bakrid) celebrations and said the prayers will not be performed in eidgahs or at open places and should be offered in the mosques with 50 per cent occupancy to avoid large congregations.

In the fresh guidelines, the state government said that if needed, then the prayers can be conducted subsequently/separately for Musallies/individuals in other spells. Wearing masks is mandatory and no one shall be allowed without masks, the order stated according to the reports published in


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