The "festival of sacrifice" commemorates the willingness of the messenger in Islam -- Ibrahim -- to sacrifice his son as an act of obedience to God's command.
Ahead of Eid al-Adha, a goat named 'Salman' has gone on sale in Gorakhpur. Its owner Mohammad Nizamuddin has quoted the price of Rs 8 lakh for the goat; says, "there is Allah written on its body. We spend Rs 800 on it daily, much more than we spend on us. It weighs 95 kg" pic.twitter.com/r9LTnSWR8b— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) August 11, 2019