Eid celebration postponed in Lonad

  • 18th July the day when whole of the nation celebrated Eid. There was a part of the same nation that decided to postpone the festival for other day.
  • Lonad, a district in Maharashtra celebrated Eid on 19th July as the original date- 18 July was clashing with a 1000-year-old Hindu tradition called Varkari.
  •  Varkari is a Vaishnavi tradition in Hinduism and does not go well with slaughter, which is a part of ‘Eid celebrations. As an act of goodwill, thousands of Muslims decided to postpone ‘Eid celebration to Sunday and made way for the continuation of this tradition.

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