Sunday, April 14, 2024

Eid brings no joy to the poor

In Arabic Eid means ‘festivity’. Eid-ul-Fitr, the biggest religious festival of the Muslims, is observed after a month-long ‘siam’ (fasting). Although Eid is all about feast and festivity, it does not carry the same meaning for the poor and homeless. On the day of Eid, people traditionally wear new clothes, eat delicacies, and enjoy the ... Read more