Islamic seminary Darul Uloom Deoband has issued a fatwa asking Muslims to supply their Eid prayers this time at dwelling, as a substitute of congregating at mosques.
The directive comes amid a nationwide lockdown to decelerate the unfold of coronavirus.
Regardless of the relaxations introduced within the lockdown, spiritual and different giant gatherings are nonetheless banned.
The fatwa was issued in response to a question put to the seminary, its spokesman Ashraf Usmani instructed PTI.
The fatwa stated the Eid namaz will be provided in the identical method that the Friday prayers at the moment are being learn at dwelling.
It stated not holding the namaz within the regular method is pardonable in circumstances reminiscent of these.
Eid falls on Might 24 or 25 this 12 months.