Continental Arabic perfumes such as oudh, natural oils and ittar
shop had fragrances extracted from the rose to the mystical oud, which is drawn from agarwood.
Street vendors who used to sell Islamic religious items like Misawak, Ittar
, rosary beads, posters of Mecca and Humayun caps are stuck at home unable to wheel their carts to the streets.
Every seat at the venue in Pragati Maidan had take- aways of gajra, ittar
and paan, taking one back to the days of the kothas .
Products such as Misawak, Ittar
(attar), rose beads, Islamic posters and photos of Mecca are some of the items that people demand during the season, which has, however, not hit markets this year.