New Delhi, Sept 14: Eid-ul-Adha will be celebrated on September 25 in major parts of India. Since no moon was sighted on Monday, the Islamic month of Zil Qadah is extended by another day. The festival is scheduled on the tenth day of next lunar month according in the Muslim calendar.Also Read - Eid-al-Adha 2021: Wishes, Images, Quotes, Whatsapp Messages, Facebook Status, to Share With Your Loved Ones This Bakrid

Religious bodies of various states are expected to meet an issue a formal announcement on Tuesday. Except for Kerala, theological experts of the Muhammadian community have signalled that festival would be celebrated September 25 as the moon could not be seen today. (ALSO READ: Kashmiri separatist leader Nayeem Khan calls for slaughter of bovine animals on Eid-ul-Azha) Also Read - Bakrid 2021: Date, Time, History And Significance of This Festival

Eid-ul-Adha, popularly known as Bakra-Eid will be observed by Middle Eastern countries on September 24. A number of sects affiliated to the Salafi school of thought in United States of America and United Kingdom will observe the fest on the same day as Saudi Arabia. Also Read - Eid-Al-Adha 2020: Netizens Praise Allah, Fill Twitter With Messages of Hope to Celebrate the Blessed Occasion

As a ritualistic practice, Muslims slaughter cattle on Eid-ul-Adha as a mark of sacrifice towards God.