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Bakrid celebrations around the world: A kaleidoscope

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Marking the end of the Haj pilgrimage to Mecca, Id-ul-Azha is celebrated throughout the world by Muslims to honour and commemorate Prophet Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice his son Ishmael as an act of allegiance to God.

Known as a festival of sacrifice, the day is considered one of the holiest in the Islamic Calendar.

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