Ramadan begins in 13 Faridpur villages on Tuesday

Our Correspondent

14 April, 2021 12:00 AM printer

FARIDPUR: Residents of as many as 13 villages in Faridpur began the holy fasting month of Ramadan on Tuesday, in accordance with Saudi Arabia.

The residents of the villages falling under Shekhar and Rupapat unions in Boalmari upazilas began their dawn-to-sunset fast after having ‘Sehri’ in the early hours, said Mohammad Israfil Molla, chairman of Shekhar Union.

However, they also performed their Tarabih prayers after Esha prayers. The residents of the 13 villages, including Katagarh, Sohosrile, Maitkomra and Ganganandapur, have long been celebrating all religious festivals like Eid and Ramadan on the lines of Saudi Arabia, home to the world’s most holy Muslim sites, said MM Mosharraf Hossain, chairman of Boalmari Upazila.