The main jamaat (congregation) for holy Eid-ul-Azha prayers in Rajshahi city was held at Hazrat Shah Makhdum (r) Dargah Mosque at 8 am complying with the government directives amid the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Principal of Jamia Islamia Shahmukhdum Madrasha Mufti Shahadat Ali conducted the Eid prayers.This year, the city's main Eid congregation was not held at the Hazrat Shah Makhdum Central Eidgah because of inclement weather coupled with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Shariful Islam, Member of Hazrat Shah Mukhdum Dargah Trustee Board, said they took adequate preparations for holding the today's Eid-jammat in line with the government directives properly amid the present adverse situation.
Rajshahi Mayor AHM Khairuzzaman Liton offered his Eid-ul-Azha prayers at Kadirganj Ahle Hadith Jame Mosque in Rajshahi city.
Some other big Eid jamaats in the city were held at Rajshahi University Central Jame Mosque, RUET Central Jame Mosque, Hatemkha Jame Mosque, Shalbagan Jame Mosque, Police Line Jame Mosque, Mahisbathan Jame Mosque and Upashahar Jame Mosque.
Thousands of Muslim devotees at the end of Eid jamaats offered special munajats seeking divine blessings and eternal peace of departed souls particularly their near and dear ones and continued peace, progress, and prosperity of the country as well as the Muslim Ummah.
After the Eid congregations, the Muslim devotees sacrificed animals in the name of Almighty Allah.