Major Eid jamaats in Rajshahi city


RAJSHAHI, June 15, 2018 (BSS)- Main Eid Jamaat (congregation) in the divisional city Rajshahi will be held on Shah Mukhdum Central Eidgah Moidan at 8 am. Muhtamim of Jameya Islamia Shahmukhdum Maulana Shahadat Ali will conduct the prayer.

The second largest ones will be held at Shaheb Bazar Zero point and Tikapara Eidgah at the same time.

Rajshahi City Corporation (RCC) authorities have has prepared 25 Eidgah moidan including the central Eidgah for holding the Eid congregation successfully.

Some other main Eid jamaats will be held on Tikapara Eidgah Moidan, Rajshahi Court Eidgah, Rajshahi Stadium, Shalbagan Eidgah, Rajshahi University, New Market Jame Mosque, Police Line Math, Upashahar Eidgah Moidan and Rajarhata Jame Mosque.

According to RCC sources, divisional office of Islamic Foundation and Shah Mukhdum Darga Trust, Rajshahi city’s first Eid-congregation will be held at Nawdapara Mango Crossing Ahle Hadith Math at 7.30 am.

Afterwards, other Eid-jamaat will be held at different points from 7.30 am to 8.30 am.

Meanwhile, the RCC, district administration and all other authorities concerned have chalked out elaborate programmes to celebrate the holy Eid-ul-Fitr, the largest religious festival for the Muslims, in the city with due fervor, joy and enthusiasm.

The sources concerned said preparations are almost complete under the auspices of all the authorities concerned.

The city corporation will decorate all the main city roads and islands with national flags and banners inscribed with “Eid-Mubarak” in Bangla and Arabic.

Marking the celebration, special diets will be served to the inmates of different hospitals, jails and Government Shishu Sadan.

Meanwhile, a three-tier security arrangement has been adopted for the Rajshahi city and its adjacent areas for peaceful celebration of the Eid-ul-Fitr. According to sources with Rajshahi Metropolitan Police (RMP) and district police, the additional security measures will be in place a day
ahead of Eid and continue for next three days.

In addition to deployment of additional forces, detective vigilance was
intensified at all the shopping malls and busiest market points.

All the entry points of the city like Katakhali, Naodapara and Kasiadanga
were brought under tight security measures.