The vert essence of every carnival is to bring people together and share their love for each other through exchanges of gesture and things we all love. Eid Al Fitr, being the biggest of all celebrations for Islamic is being celebrated and it marks the end of holy month of Ramzan or month of compassion, love and practicing self-discipline. On this spiritual day, people visit mosques or gather in open spaces to take part in communal prayers; they also do charity, organise a carnival and visit each other’s place to greet and celebrate Eid Al-Fitr festival. Eid Al-Fitr festival coming on 14th May 2021 this year. So all Islamic people celebrate holy festival on 14 May 2021. Authorized IRCTC E-Catering Partner RailRecipe has been part of such celebrations for people traveling via Indian Railways trains during Eid Al-Fitr 2021 festival by offering Eid special goodies as food in trains. However, all this has come to stay as the current Corona Second wave pandemic situation prohibits people from gathering in one place for maintaining social distance. All people need to wear mask to stop corona spread in Air. This is a safety measure to break the spread chain of Covid19. However, there are more ways to people are finding out to celebrate this festival amidst of Covid complete lockdown.
Indian Government have urged the Muslim community to offer prayers from home and not get-together in large numbers. Furthermore, Darul Uloom Deoband, India’s leading Islamic seminary, issued a simple message urging Muslims to offer Eid prayers at home instead of congregating at mosques. Despite the corona second wave lockdown, people can celebrate the Eid Al-Fitr 2021 festival keeping in mind the guidelines issued by the Indian governments or Indian state governments.
Here are 5 enjoyable ways you can enjoy Eid-Al-Fitr 2021 while following COVID19 Complete lockdown rules:
1.Wear Best Dress: You must have purchased your Eid-Al-Fitr dress or have one in your closet which would be almost new and ready to use. Even though it is corona second wave lockdown, dress up and motivate your family to do the same. What would be better than a close knit celebration with just the members of your house? Times are tough and being positive and happy is the only way out. Dressing up for the Eid-Al-Fitr 2021 occasion can light your mood up. Echo with hashtag #OOTD- Outfit Of The Day and Share over social media platforms like facebook & instagram.
2.Practice a Virtual Get Together: With most of us staying in house, you can connect with your collogues and family this Eid-Al-Fitr via video conferencing. Exchange greetings and wish Eid-Al-Fitr them and assure them of having a grand celebration once the corona situation normalizes. Try practicing social distancing norms during any visits to your loved ones.
3.Virtual Iftaar Carnival: Since food is one of the most important part of the Eid-Al-Fitr 2021 celebration, plan ahead and whip up a traditional carnival. Connect with your relatives on video call and relish the Eid Carnival together. Eat healthy foods this Eid-Al-Fitr 2021 which can also boost your inherent immune system to help you stay tough and healthy during this corona pandemic.
4.Maintain Social Distancing: There are some areas where people have been allowed to step out. For your safety and well-being, maintain social distancing and wear face masks when you step out. Also, regularly wash your hands and keep them sanitized. Even if you are visiting your uncle next door, urge everyone to practice regularly wash hands.
5.Exchange Eid Gifts Online: Indian State Governments in most part of the world and even in India have allowed e-commerce portals to deliver non-essential goods. If you are worried that you might not get to gift anything to your loved ones this Eid-Al-Fitr 2021, don’t worry. Instead order a gift online and it will be delivered to your loved ones. This is perhaps the best way to offer love to your friends, collogues, and family relatives during this covid19 lockdown.
Even after your best attempts to keep yourself away from people, if anyone pays you a visit, you should at least try to maintain social distancing while welcoming the guest. Avoid hugging or shaking hands, wear a mask and keep a distance of at least six feet while interacting. And don’t forget to use alcohol based sanitizers to sanitize your hands. Have a safe Eid-Al-Fitr 2021!!!
Team RailRecipe Wishes you “EID MUBARAK”.