JAMMU, AUGUST 22: Eid-ul-Azha was celebrated with religious fervor and gaiety across Jammu today. People in large numbers, clad in colourful dresses were seen attending congregational prayers at Eidgahs, mosques and other places.
The main congregation in Jammu was held at Eidgah, Residency road where thousands of Muslims drawn from different parts of city and outskirts offered the Eid Namaz in the morning.
On the occasion, Divisional Commissioner, Sanjeev Verma, Inspector General of Police, Dr S D Singh Jamwal, Deputy Commissioner, Ramesh Kumar, Senior Superintendent of Police, Vivek Gupta besides other senior functionaries of police and civil administration were also present on the occasion and exchanged Eid greetings with Muslim brethren and prayed for peace and tranquility in the State.
A spirit of festivity marked the celebrations, people exchanged greetings and large gatherings were seen at mosques which were decorated magnificently and the markets were abuzz with activity.
Meanwhile, elaborate security and other necessary arrangements were made by civil and police administration for smooth celebration of Eid festival.