DHAKA, Aug 12, 2019 (BSS) – President M Abdul Hamid today offered his Eid-ul-Azha prayers along with hundreds of people from all walks of life at the National Eidgah Maidan in the capital this morning.
Country’s noted personalities, including chief justice, cabinet members, judges of the Supreme Court, lawmakers, senior political leaders and high civil and military officials also offered prayers at the main Eid jamaat (congregation) held at 8 am.
Senior Pesh Imam of the Baitul Mukarram National Mosque Mufti Maulana Mizanur Rahman conducted the Eid prayers.
A special munajat was offered seeking divine blessings for peace and progress of Bangladesh and welfare of the people as well as the Muslim Ummah.
Special doa was also offered seeking for the eternal peace of the departed souls of those who died of dengue fever and also wishing for the early recovery of the dengue patients throughout the country.
Doa was also offered seeking eternal peace of the departed souls of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and other family members, who were brutally assassinated on the fateful night of August 15, 1975.
Besides, doa was also offered for other martyrs who sacrificed their lives for the sake of the county and its people in different democratic movements, particularly during the Liberation War in 1971.
After the prayers, President Hamid exchanged Eid greetings with the devotees at the Eidgah.
The Eid jamaat was held under the auspices of Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC). Special arrangement has been made for women to offer Eid prayers at the national Eidgah.
An intensified security measures were taken in and around the prayers ground.
Earlier on his arrival at the Eidgah, the President was received by Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain, DSCC Mayor Sayeed Khokon and other concerned.