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Eid al-Adha 2017: Buy online Bakra for this Eid, check out full details

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Online shopping in India has grown on a very large scale and even online shopping websites have started delivering in the remote areas of India. With the help of this technology now you can book a bakra ( goat) online for this Bakri-Eid. The Muslim community in India will use the e-commerce platform to buy or sell (sacrificial) goats online. Almost two years ago the online retailing of goats started and now it has picked up significantly this year. Earlier people use to buy or sell goats through social media but the online purchase has grown drastically news agency IANS reported.

Muslim sacrifice animal on Eid al-Adha and to buy these animals in open market, in Mumbai there is a Devnar slaughter where many people visit to buy goats and other animals for sacrifice but now this trend is changing and the sacrificial animals are available for online purchase on websites like  Quickr. These online sales have drastically increased after Mumbai rains which created havoc at the Deonar abattoir after which animal traders from Rajasthan were forced to sell their animals at cheaper rates.

On these websites, you can get the exact price of the animal, breed, height, colour weight and other information. Most of the traders ask buyers to personally visit and “check” their animal, other have offered discounts and free home delivery if the booking is done on the spot. A website called GoatIndia.com is reportedly one of the most popular locations online where trading of goats is taking place. Eid al-Adha will be celebrated on 2nd of September and it is a big festival for Muslims around the world and it is celebrated for three days people sacrifice an animal for three days.