Along with other government employees, Atheek has donated his day’s salary to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund.
However, Eid prayers were disallowed at the Syed Yaqoob Shah shrine at Sonawar in Srinagar and the famous Hazratbal shrine.
Bakrid (Eid-al-Adha) the festival of sacrifice was celebrated with religious fervour in the city on Monday.
The J&K Students Association of UoH put out a strongly worded statement on social media on Sunday, boycotting the invitation, to register their protest against the abrogation of Article 370.
The withdrawal of diplomatic ties by Pakistan with India, in the wake of the Modi government's decision to revoke provisions of Article 370, is being seen as a reason for the non-conduct of the event
From cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar to footballers like Mohamed Salah and Mesut Ozil, all of them took to Twitter to pour in their Eid wishes.
While greeting people on the occasion of Eid al-Adha, Yechury said he still didn't know the condition of his party colleagues in Kashmir.
With Eid al-Adha (Bakrid) round the corner, butchers and sheep rearers from neighbouring Guntur district thronged the city on Sunday and made brisk business.
Prayers were offered in makeshift mosques across southern Bangladesh to celebrate the Islamic festival of sacrifice as cows were slaughtered in muddy fields across the sprawling camps.