Mysuru, September 2:- Muslim community members observed Bakrid, a festival of sacrifice throughout the city with great fervour. Thousands of Muslims gathered at Idgah Maidan in Tilak Nagar in the city to offer prayers on the occasion of Bakrid, or Id-ul-Adha here on Saturday.
The Khazi of Mysore, Moulana Mohammad Usman Sharief, led the prayers at the Idgah Maidan. Members of the community greeted each other with the traditional embrace. Most of the business establishments owned by Muslims remained closed throughout the day.
After Namaz, people and children hugged each other and exchanged the wishes of festival. Prominent personalities from the community took part in the prayers.