Eid-ul-Fitr celebrated amid festivity in districts

8 June, 2019 12:00 AM printer

Eid-ul-Fitr celebrated amid festivity in districts

Muslim devotees offer munajat after Eid prayers at the central Eidgah in Bogura town on Wednesday. — Monirul Islam Maruf

The Eid-ul-Fitr, one of the greatest religious festivals of the Muslims, is being celebrated across the country on Wednesday amid due solemnity, fervor and gaiety as the holy Ramadan, the month of fasting and abstinence, came to an end.

The very auspicious occasion began with the sighting of the Shawwal moon and reached the climax the morning amid offering the Eid-ul-Fitr prayers by millions from all strata of life at mosques, Eidgahs and makeshift prayer venues in the country.

During munajats after Eid congregations (jamaats), the Muslims also prayed for divine blessings to help strengthen national unity against all odds and destructive activities, including terrorism and militancy.

In Rajshahi: The holy Eid-ul-Fitr, the largest religious festival of the Muslims, has been celebrated in Rajshahi city with due fervour, joy, enthusiasm, gaiety and solemnity.

In the Wednesday’s morning, the Eid Day, streams of people rushed to the nearest eidgahs, mosques and open places to offer their Eid prayers braving the inclement weather, reports BSS.

Thousands of musallis at the end of Eid jamaats (congregations) offered special munajats seeking divine blessings and eternal peace of departed souls particularly their near and dear ones, continued peace, progress, and prosperity of the country as well as greater welfare of the Muslim Ummah.

The main Eid jamaat was held at Hazrat Shah Mukhdum ® Dargah Jame Mosque at 8 am and Muhtamim of Jameya Islamia Shahmukhdum Maulana Shahadat Ali led the prayer.

In Gaibandha: The Eid-ul-Fitr, the greatest religious festival of the Muslims, was celebrated in the district as elsewhere in the country on Wednesday with due religious fervor, gaiety, solemnity and in a befitting manner.

The main Eid Congregation was held at Central Eidgah Maidan, adjacent to Shah Abdul Hamid Stadium of the town, on Wednesday at 9 am at the initiative of the district administration.

DC M Abdul Matin, Gaibandha poura mayor Advocate Shah Masud Zahanagir Kabir Milon, district level officials including, leaders of the political parties, elite of the town, professionals and the journalists joined the congregation spontaneously.

In Rangpur: Holy Eid-ul-Fitr, the greatest religious festivity of the Muslims, was celebrated amid huge enthusiasm, cheerfulness, religious fervour and solemnity everywhere in Rangpur division on Wednesday last.

Thousands of Musollis participated in the Eid-ul-Fitr congregations held at the Eidgahs, mosques, open places district and upazila towns and rural areas amid favourable weather.

Rangpur Metropolitan Police (RpMP), district police, Rapid Action Battalion (RAB)-13, Police Investigation Bureau (PIB) and other law enforcement agencies took ample steps to ensure peaceful holding of Eid congregations in festive atmosphere.

The important government buildings, establishments and mosques were illuminated and the main streets decorated with various colourful flags bearing inscriptions ‘Eid Mubarak’ giving charming looks all around in the cities and towns.

In Netrakona: The main Eid jamaat (congregation) of the district was held at Netrakona Central Jam-e-Mosque at 9 am.

The second big Eid congregation was held on Netrakona Alia Madrasa premises at 9:30 am. Other major Eid jamaats were held on Miftaulum Madrasa premises on Barhatta Road, Chandranath High School premises on Malni Road and Ashraf Rice Mill premises at Malni in the morning.

In Khulna: The main Eid Congregation was held at Khulna Circuit House Maidan in the city at 8.30 am.

Besides, Eid Jamaats were held on the premises of city’s Islamabad Eidgah, Khalishpur Eidgah, Alia Madrasa, Baitun Nur Jame Mosque, PTI Jame Mosque, KDA Nirala Jame Mosque, Basupara Eidgah, Talimul Millat Darul Ulum Jame Mosque, Deana Eidgah, Farazipara Eidgah, Zila Police Line Maidan, Boyra Metropolitan Police Line Maidan, Zoragate C&B Colony Maidan, B L College Maidan and all KCC Wards.