DHAKA, June 15, 2018 (BSS) – A total of 409 Eid congregations will be held in the capital under two city corporations.
Of those, 230 Eid congregations will be held under the Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) and the rest 179 Eid congregations held under the Dhaka North City Corporation(DNCC).
The main Eid congregation will be held at the Jatiya Eidgah Maidan at 8.30 am. Baitul Mukarram National Mosque Senior Pesh Imam Hafez Muhammad Mizanur Rahman will lead the first Eid jamaat.
A total of five Eid congregations will be held at the Baitul Mukarram National Mosque. The first jamaat will be held at 7am, the second at 8am, the third at 9am, the fourth at 10am and the last jamaat will be held at 10.45am.
Dhaka South City Corporation(DSCC) Mayor Mohammad Sayeed Khokon visited the Jatiya Eidgah on Thursday afternoon.
“The National Eidgah is quite ready to hold the first Eid Jamaat,” said DSCC Executive Engineer Munshi M Abul Hashem, adding that the Jatiya Eidgah has been covered with the plastic clothes considering the inclement weather.
The President, ministers, the chief justice, member of parliaments and diplomats are expected to take part in the Eid Jamaat at the Jatiya Eidgah.
About the security arrangements, the DSCC Mayor said that three-tier security measures have been taken for ensuring the overall security of the people. Necessary instructions have already been given to the different intelligence forces including police.
The fire brigade has been deployed with the highest alert to face any fire incident in the capital.
In addition to this, a medical team has been kept alert at the national Eidgah for providing emergency health care services.
The Eid congregation also will be held at 8am at the south plaza of the Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban.
The Chief Whip of the Jatiya Sangsad, Whips, member of the cabinet, lawmakers and employees of the parliament secretariat will take part in the Eid congregation along with the local people.
A total of two Eid congregations will be held at the Dhaka University central mosque -Masjidul Jamia. The first congregation will be held at 8am and the second one at 9am.
Besides, Eid congregations will be held at the field adjacent to Salimullah Muslim Hall at 8am and the ground adjacent of Shahidullah Hall main gate at 8am.
Eid congregation will be held at Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) premises at 7.45am. But only one Eid congregation will be held at the BUET central mosque in case of inclement weather.
An Eid congregation will be held at Biswa Zaker Manjil and Banani Darbar Sharif at 10.30 am. Three Eid congregations will be held at Dewan Bagh Sharif at Arambagh-the first jamaat at 8am, the second at 9.30am and last one at 10am.
One of the biggest Eid congregations of the country will be held at Solakhia in Kishorganj. All necessary arrangements have been completed to hold the 191th Eid congregation at Solakhia. The first congregation will be held at 10am. Mawlana Farid Uddin Masud will lead the Eid congregation.