409 Eid congregations held in capital | 2018-08-22

409 Eid congregations held in capital

Sun Online Desk

22nd August, 2018 08:52:29 printer

409 Eid congregations held in capital

A total of 409 Eid congregations was held in the capital under two city corporations.


Of those, 230 Eid congregations were held under the Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) and the rest 179 under the Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC), reports BSS.


The main Eid congregation was held at the Jatiya Eidgah Maidan at 8 am. Pesh Imam of Baitul Mukarram National Mosque Mufti Maulana Mohammad Ehsanul Haque was conducted  the main Eid congregation as the main Imam while Muhtamim (principal) of Jamia Arabia Ashrafia, Mirpur, Maulana Syed Wahiduzzaman was there as alternative Imam, said a press release.


A total of five Eid congregations was held at the Baitul Mukarram National Mosque. 


The President, ministers, the chief justice, member of parliaments and diplomats took part in the Eid Jamaat at the Jatiya Eidgah.


The first jamaat was held at 7am, the second one at 8am, the third one at 9am, the fourth one at 10am and the last jamaat was held at 10.45am.


The Eid congregation also was held at 7.30am at the south plaza of the Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban.


The Chief Whip of the Jatiya Sangsad, Whips, cabinet members, lawmakers and employees of the parliament secretariat took part in the Eid congregation along with the local people.


A total of two Eid congregations is being held at the Dhaka University central mosque -Masjidul Jamia. The first congregation was held at 8am and the second one at 9am.


Besides, Eid congregations was held at the field adjacent to Salimullah Muslim Hall at 8am and the ground adjacent of Shahidullah Hall main gate at 8am.


Three Eid congregations were held at Dewan Bagh Sharif at Arambagh-the first jamaat at 8am, the second at 9.30am and last one at 10am.


One of the biggest Eid congregations of the country was held at Solakhia in Kishorganj. All necessary arrangements were completed to hold the Eid congregation at Solakhia.