How Salah, Wanyama, Ighalo and African stars celebrated Eid al-Adha

Elias Hubbard
August 1, 2020

Amitabh Bachchan, Anil Kapoor, Salman Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Sara Ali Khan and several other celebrities took to their social media handle to wish their fans and followers.

Liverpool's Mohamed Salah, Montreal Impact midfielder Victor Wanyama, Manchester United's Odion Ighalo and Bursaspor star Shehu Abdullahi were among the African players who took to social media to celebrate Eid al-Adha. Saudi Arabia announced it on July 31 while the Shahi Imam of Delhi's Jama Masjid declared August 1 as Eid-al-Adha for India.

Eid al-Adha, or the Grand Feast for the Muslims all over the world, is one of the two most important Islamic holidays.

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison today urged Muslims in his country celebrating Eid al-Adha to stay away from big gatherings.

On his official Facebook account, president Sisi said "It is my great pleasure to offer my congratulations to the Egyptians, the Arabs, and the Islamic nation on the occasion of the blessed Eid Al-Adha".

Dr Umar Al-Qadri, chair of Irish Muslim Peace & Integration Council, told the BBC he approached Croke Park after seeing Muslims in Germany earlier this year using an * a href="*/stories/236547?search_term=ikea%20muslims" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Ikea carpark" class="link rapid-noclick-resp" *Ikea carpark for Eid al-Fitr prayers.

Hee's wishing all our readers a very happy Eid Mubarak!

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