Bakrid was celebrated in a peaceful manner throughout Uttara Kannada on Monday. Muslims offered prayers in large numbers. The festival was celebrated in Karwar, Bhatkal, Haliyal, Kumta, Honnavar, and Ankola.
Processions were taken out in different places in the district. Later, mass prayers were held at the Idga grounds.
In Bhatkal, over 20,000 Muslims participated in the Eidul Azha Namaz held in Bhatkal Idga. Moulana Khwaja Moinuddin Akrami Madani led the Namaz followed by Arabic sermon which was later translated in Urdu.
In Karwar, Muslims offered prayers in large numbers. The police had made security arrangements throughout the district.