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Festival of Eid al-Fitr

Giving of alms



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As part of the Eid al-Fitr festival it is obligatory for Muslims to offer alms, or charity, to the needy. Here, a Kashmiri beggar asks for alms as Muslims walk to shop ahead of Eid al-Fitr at a market in Srinagar in Kashmir.

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