The festival of Eid is being celebrated with great pomp in Indore. (file photo)
The festival of Eid is being celebrated with great pomp in Indore, Madhya Pradesh. Due to the outbreak of the epidemic corona, the festival did not look bright for two years. A unique tradition of communal harmony associated with Eid this year was also restored on Tuesday.
Eid in Indore, Madhya PradeshEidThe festival is being celebrated with great pomp. pandemic corona (COVID-19Due to the outbreak of ) the festival did not look bright for two years. A unique tradition of communal harmony associated with Eid this year was also restored on Tuesday. According to locals, under this more than 50-year-old tradition, every time on the occasion of Eid, a Hindu family takes the city Qazi from their house with full respect to the main Idgah on a wagon and drops them back after mass prayers. Local citizen Satyanarayan Salwadia (56) said that due to the outbreak of the epidemic, his family was not able to follow this tradition of Ganga-Jamuni Tehzeeb for the last two years, but he is very happy with the tradition being restored this year.
Salwadia said that as per tradition, Qazi Mohammad Ishrat Ali was brought from his house in Rajmohalla to the main Idgah of Sadar Bazar by sitting on a wagon and released back after mass prayers. He told that his father Ramchandra Salwadia carried on this tradition for about 50 years. Salvadia also told that his father passed away in the year 2017. Since then he himself is following this tradition.
Salwadia family presents the hallmark of national unity and brotherhood
Shahar Qazi Mohammad Ishrat Ali told that my father Mohammad Yakub Ali was also Shahar Qazi. Before his death in the year 1990, on the occasion of Eid, the Salwadia family used to take him to the Idgah and drop him back with full respect from home on a wagon. The city Qazi said that there is unity and brotherhood in the core mood of Indore. The tradition of the Salwadia family presents its beautiful hallmark. Eyewitnesses said that Congress Rajya Sabha MP Digvijay Singh also became a witness to this tradition on Tuesday and he welcomed the city Qazi by wearing a garland of flowers.
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