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Eid Ul Azha

India TV News Desk [ Updated: November 07, 2011 17:43 IST ]
  • Ethnic Turkish girls from the village of Cumpana, eastern Romania, wait to perform traditional dances in Bucharest , Romania, during celebrations of Eid al Adha. The Eid al Adha, or festival of the sacrifice, commemorates the Prophet Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son Ishmael at God's command. Romania's Turkish minority inhabits mostly the south east of the country near the Black Sea.(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
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    Ethnic Turkish girls from the village of Cumpana, eastern Romania, wait to perform traditional dances in Bucharest , Romania, during celebrations of Eid al Adha. The Eid al Adha, or festival of the sacrifice, commemorates the Prophet Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son Ishmael at God's command. Romania's Turkish minority inhabits mostly the south east of the country near the Black Sea.(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)

  • Shiite Muslim women pray during an Eid al Adha prayer, outside the party headquarters of the Supreme Islamic Council, in Baghdad, Iraq, Monday, Nov. 7, 2011. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)
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    Shiite Muslim women pray during an Eid al Adha prayer, outside the party headquarters of the Supreme Islamic Council, in Baghdad, Iraq, Monday, Nov. 7, 2011. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)

  • Shiite Muslim women pray during an Eid al Adha prayer, outside the party headquarters of the Supreme Islamic Council, in Baghdad, Iraq, Monday, Nov. 7, 2011. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)
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    Shiite Muslim women pray during an Eid al Adha prayer, outside the party headquarters of the Supreme Islamic Council, in Baghdad, Iraq, Monday, Nov. 7, 2011. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)

  • Shiite Muslim women pray during an Eid al Adha prayer outside the party headquarters of the Supreme Islamic Council, in Baghdad, Iraq, Monday, Nov. 7, 2011. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)
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    Shiite Muslim women pray during an Eid al Adha prayer outside the party headquarters of the Supreme Islamic Council, in Baghdad, Iraq, Monday, Nov. 7, 2011. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)

  • Ammar al Hakim, foreground, leader of Iraq's largest Shiite party, the Supreme Islamic Iraqi Council, prays during the first day of Eid al Adha in Baghdad, Iraq, Monday, Nov. 7, 2011. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)
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    Ammar al Hakim, foreground, leader of Iraq's largest Shiite party, the Supreme Islamic Iraqi Council, prays during the first day of Eid al Adha in Baghdad, Iraq, Monday, Nov. 7, 2011. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)

  • An Indian Muslim father hugs his son as others offer prayers to mark the festival of Eid al Adha at Jama Masjid in New Delhi, India, Monday, Nov. 7, 2011. Muslims in the country celebrate Eid al Adha, or the Feast of the Sacrifice, by slaughtering sheep, goats and cows. (AP Photo/Tsering Topgyal)
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    An Indian Muslim father hugs his son as others offer prayers to mark the festival of Eid al Adha at Jama Masjid in New Delhi, India, Monday, Nov. 7, 2011. Muslims in the country celebrate Eid al Adha, or the Feast of the Sacrifice, by slaughtering sheep, goats and cows. (AP Photo/Tsering Topgyal)

  • Indian Muslims offer prayers to mark the festival of Eid al Adha at Jama Masjid in New Delhi, India, Monday, Nov. 7, 2011. Muslims in the country celebrate Eid al Adha, or the Feast of the Sacrifice, by slaughtering sheep, goats and cows. (AP Photo/Tsering Topgyal)
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    Indian Muslims offer prayers to mark the festival of Eid al Adha at Jama Masjid in New Delhi, India, Monday, Nov. 7, 2011. Muslims in the country celebrate Eid al Adha, or the Feast of the Sacrifice, by slaughtering sheep, goats and cows. (AP Photo/Tsering Topgyal)

  • Indian Muslims pray during Eid al Adha, meaning Feast of Sacrifice, in Kolkata, India, Monday, Nov. 7, 2011. This most important Islamic holiday marks the willingness of the Prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son. (AP Photo/Bikas Das)
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    Indian Muslims pray during Eid al Adha, meaning Feast of Sacrifice, in Kolkata, India, Monday, Nov. 7, 2011. This most important Islamic holiday marks the willingness of the Prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son. (AP Photo/Bikas Das)

  • Indian Muslims pray during Eid al Adha, meaning Feast of Sacrifice, at a mosque in New Delhi, India, Monday, Nov. 7, 2011. This most important Islamic holiday marks the willingness of the Prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son. (AP Photo/Gurinder Osan)
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    Indian Muslims pray during Eid al Adha, meaning Feast of Sacrifice, at a mosque in New Delhi, India, Monday, Nov. 7, 2011. This most important Islamic holiday marks the willingness of the Prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son. (AP Photo/Gurinder Osan)

  • A young Indian Muslim girl gestures as others offer prayers during Eid al Adha, meaning Feast of Sacrifice, in New Delhi, India, Monday, Nov. 7, 2011. This most important Islamic holiday marks the willingness of the Prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son. (AP Photo/Gurinder Osan)
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    A young Indian Muslim girl gestures as others offer prayers during Eid al Adha, meaning Feast of Sacrifice, in New Delhi, India, Monday, Nov. 7, 2011. This most important Islamic holiday marks the willingness of the Prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son. (AP Photo/Gurinder Osan)

  • Afghan women visit a grave of their relatives on the second day of the Eid al Adha in a cemetery in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Nov. 7, 2011. The Eid al Adha is an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide to commemorate the willingness of the Prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son as an act of obedience to God. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)
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    Afghan women visit a grave of their relatives on the second day of the Eid al Adha in a cemetery in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Nov. 7, 2011. The Eid al Adha is an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide to commemorate the willingness of the Prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son as an act of obedience to God. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)

  • An Afghan girl fetches water from a well in hand pump while people visit the graves of their loved ones on the second day of the Eid al Adha in a cemetery in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Nov. 7, 2011. The Eid al Adha is an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide to commemorate the willingness of the Prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son as an act of obedience to God.(AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)
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    An Afghan girl fetches water from a well in hand pump while people visit the graves of their loved ones on the second day of the Eid al Adha in a cemetery in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Nov. 7, 2011. The Eid al Adha is an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide to commemorate the willingness of the Prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son as an act of obedience to God.(AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)

  • Afghan children enjoy a swing ride set up in a cemetery on the second day of the Eid al Adha in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Nov. 7, 2011. The Eid al Adha is an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide to commemorate the willingness of the Prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son as an act of obedience to God.(AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)
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    Afghan children enjoy a swing ride set up in a cemetery on the second day of the Eid al Adha in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Nov. 7, 2011. The Eid al Adha is an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide to commemorate the willingness of the Prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son as an act of obedience to God.(AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)

  • An Afghan vendor who sells balloons attached on his his bicycle, looks for customers in a neighborhood, on the second day of the Eid al Adha in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Nov. 7, 2011. The Eid al Adha is an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide to commemorate the willingness of the Prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son as an act of obedience to God.(AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)
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    An Afghan vendor who sells balloons attached on his his bicycle, looks for customers in a neighborhood, on the second day of the Eid al Adha in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Nov. 7, 2011. The Eid al Adha is an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide to commemorate the willingness of the Prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son as an act of obedience to God.(AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)

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