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A Sombre Eid al-Adha in Delhi as Kashmiris Observe Bakra Eid Away From Home

India | News18 | August 12, 2019, 10:28 pm
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 Kashmiri students celebrated Eid-al-Adha away from home in full zeal at Jantar Mantar, New Delhi on August 12, 2019. The gathering witnessed the presence of authors, journalists and other eminent personalities who joined the Kashmiris as a mark of support and solidarity. Jammu and Kashmir roads are filled with barricades and military personnel and there’s a strict curfew in place post the abrogation of Article 370. Here are some pictures from the gathering…<br /><br /><br />Author Arundhati Roy was seen gracing the event with her presence. The Kashmiris have not been able to get in touch with their near ones as communications and the internet remained cut off for the eighth day. (Image: AP)

Kashmiri students celebrated Eid-al-Adha away from home in full zeal at Jantar Mantar, New Delhi on August 12, 2019. The gathering witnessed the presence of authors, journalists and other eminent personalities who joined the Kashmiris as a mark of support and solidarity. Jammu and Kashmir roads are filled with barricades and military personnel and there’s a strict curfew in place post the abrogation of Article 370. Here are some pictures from the gathering…


Author Arundhati Roy was seen gracing the event with her presence. The Kashmiris have not been able to get in touch with their near ones as communications and the internet remained cut off for the eighth day. (Image: AP)

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 A youth shares past memories of celebrating Eid in the valley during the function. (Image: AP)

A youth shares past memories of celebrating Eid in the valley during the function. (Image: AP)

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 A Kashmiri woman breaks down after as she listens to other narrating their 'Eid'memories. (Image: AP)

A Kashmiri woman breaks down after as she listens to other narrating their 'Eid'memories. (Image: AP)

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 A Kashmiri gets emotional after listening to a fellow Kashmiri narrating memories of Eid festivities. (Image: AP)

A Kashmiri gets emotional after listening to a fellow Kashmiri narrating memories of Eid festivities. (Image: AP)

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 A Kashmiri man consoles the other as he breaks down after sharing his Eid memories. Kashmiris living in New Delhi gathered for a function to observe Eid al-Adha away from their homes in New Delhi on August 12, 2019. (Image: AP)

A Kashmiri man consoles the other as he breaks down after sharing his Eid memories. Kashmiris living in New Delhi gathered for a function to observe Eid al-Adha away from their homes in New Delhi on August 12, 2019. (Image: AP)

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 Kashmiris exchange emotional hugs at the function. (Image: AP)

Kashmiris exchange emotional hugs at the function. (Image: AP)

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 Kashmiris living in New Delhi gather for a function to observe Eid al-Adha away from their homes in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

Kashmiris living in New Delhi gather for a function to observe Eid al-Adha away from their homes in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

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 A Muslim woman gets emotional during the Eid celebrations in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

A Muslim woman gets emotional during the Eid celebrations in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

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 Author Arundhati Roy is seen relishing a meal during the Eid celebrations in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

Author Arundhati Roy is seen relishing a meal during the Eid celebrations in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

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 People gather to celebrate Eid with Kashmiri students who could not reach their families in the wake of abrogation of Article 370 in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

People gather to celebrate Eid with Kashmiri students who could not reach their families in the wake of abrogation of Article 370 in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

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