The famed Palayam Mosque located a stone’s throw from the State Secretariat here was crowded with the Imam Dr V.P. Suhaib Moulavi demanding that the Centre dump the UCC as it infringes and violates the Constitution.
Muslim women from the Malabar area create a natural stencil using molten jackfruit sap to create unique mehendi designs.
Earlier, the official holiday was only for Wednesday.
Minister Priyank Kharge has reminded the opposition that his Congress government will suppress cow vigilantes in the southern state.
Saudi Arabia declared on Sunday that it will celebrate the festival on June 28.
Here's a list of traditional dishes to plate up for the family get-together.
Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan and Governor Arif Mohammed Khan greeted the people on the eve of the festival.
Kerala Vyapari Vyavasayi Ekopana Samithi has claimed that Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan had hinted at easing restrictions after Bakrid, but has not acted on it yet.
In government calenders, the holiday was marked on Tuesday (July 20). With the new order, Tuesday will be a working day for all government institutions in the state.
The Indian Medical Association said it was 'pained' to see that amidst rise of cases, the Kerala government has issued an order to ease out lockdown in the state.