Bakr Id 2018: Eid al-Adha, also known as Bakr Id, will be celebrated on August 23, announced Jama Masjid in New Delhi on Sunday.

Eid al-Adha or the festival of sacrifice is an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide with special prayers, greetings, and gifts.

On the occasion, Muslims sacrifice a sheep or goat and share the meat with their family, neighbours and the poor.

The special occasion is celebrated in different countries on varying dates.

(Inputs from ANI)