The Karnataka Govt has decided to impose a ban on the animal slaughter ahead of Bakr Eid festival which is likely to be celebrated on July 31 in Dakshina Kannada and Udupi districts, and on August 1 in the rest of Karnataka.
According to the report
, The Government stated that the standard operating procedure (SOP) issued in June in view of Coronavirus spread is applicable to Bakr Eid.
According to the SOP, devotees can offer prayers at mosques by following social distancing. Wearing masks and maintaining the 6-ft distance between each person is a must. Those aged above 60 and below ten years should stay at home. The mosque administration must ensure thermal screening and hand sanitizers at the entrance. The festive activities such as handshakes, hugging and touching the holy book have been banned.