Noida, May 26 -- With several areas of Noida and Ghaziabad being containment zones, the two cities on Monday saw deserted mosques as people celebrated the festival of Eid in their homes and offered prayers indoors.

Stating that this is one of the most isolated Eids they have ever experienced, imams of different mosques in Noida supported the social distancing and praying at homes, saying this is for the well being of everyone.

Meanwhile, community kitchens in Noida prepared special meals for poor and migrant workers on Monday, with the community kitchen at Mamura, one of the biggest in the city, adding sewaiyan (sweet vermicelli) to its menu for over 12,000 people.

"A festival is a festival but given the current scenario this is the best...