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40 villages in Chandpur celebrating Eid today

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 17th July, 2015 09:48:07 AM
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40 villages in Chandpur celebrating Eid today

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Eid-ul-Fitr is being celebrating in 40 villages of Chandpur today which is one/two days ahead of the celebration in rest of the country.

The people of 40 villages in Hajiganj, Faridganj, Matlab North, Kochua and Shahrasti upazilas have long been celebrating the Eid in line with the celebration in Saudi Arabia.

Maulana Abu Jofar Md Abdul Hye, eldest son as well as successor to Pir of Shadra Pak Darber Sharif, Morhum Maulana Md Ishaque, told UNB that in line with the people of Saudi Arabia, thousands of devotees of these villages began fasting two days ahead of Bangladesh time and will celebrate the Eid two days ahead this year.

Eid-ul-Fitre wouldl be celebrated in Saudi Arabia on Friday and the people of these villages would celebrate the Eid at the same time amid much enthusiasm and religious fervour, he added.