DHAKA, Aug 22, 2018 (BSS) – President M Abdul Hamid offered his Eid-ul-Azha
prayers along with hundreds of people from all walks of life at the National
Eidgah in the capital this morning.
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
Muhammad Ehsanul Huq 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.
Doa was also offered seeking eternal peace of the departed souls of
Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and his family
members, who were brutally assassinated on the fateful night of August 15,
Besides, doa was also offered for the people who embraced martyrdom in
different times for the sake of country and establishing democracy.
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) amid intensified security vigilance in and around the Eidgah adjacent
to the High Court.
Earlier on his arrival at the Eidgah, the President was received by Chief
Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain, DSCC Mayor Sayeed Khokon and other concerned.