Major Eid jamaats held in Rajshahi

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RAJSHAHI, Aug 22, 2018 (BSS)-The main Eid-ul-Azha jamaat (congregation) of
Rajshahi city was held at Hazrat Shah Mukhdum (R) Central Eidgah at 8.00am
today.

Muhtamim of Jameya Islamia Shahmukhdum Maulana Shahadat Ali conducted the
Eid prayers.

Mayor-elect of Rajshahi City Corporation AHM Khairuzzaman Liton, Fazley
Hossain Badsha, MP, former city mayors Musaddique Hossain Bulbul and Mijanur
Rahman Minu, senior divisional and district level officials including
Divisional Commissioner-in-Charge Aminul Islam and Deputy Commissioner SM
Abdul Kader and other local elites offered their prayers at the main Eid
jamaat.

The second and third largest congregations were held at Shaheb Bazar Zero
Point and Tikapara Eidgah at the same time.

Thousands of musallis at the end of Eid jamaats offered special munajats
seeking divine blessings and eternal peace of departed souls particularly
their near and dear ones, continued peace, progress, and prosperity of the
country and as well as greater welfare of the Muslim Ummah.

Some other big Eid jamaats in the city were held at Rajshahi University,
RUET campus, Hatemkha, Stadium Ground, Shalbagan, Alif Lam Meem Bhata Eidgah,
Police Line Parade Ground, Mohisbathan Eidgah Math and Upashahar Eidgah
Moidan.

After the Eid congregations, the Muslim devotees sacrificed their beloved
beasts in the name of Almighty Allah.

Earlier in the morning, streams of people-young, old and children- rushed
to their nearest eidgahs, mosques and open places to offer the Eid prayers.

Around 150 other Eid-ul-Azha jamaats were held at traditional and
temporary venues in Rajshahi metropolis.

Rajshahi City Corporation (RCC) decorated the city’s important points and
road islands with national and colorful flags inscribed with “Eid Mubarak”
both in Bangla and Arabic.

Meanwhile, the holy Eid-ul-Azha, the largest religious festival of the
Muslims, is being celebrated in Rajshahi city and the adjacent districts with
due fervor, joy and solemnity.

In addition to Rajshahi Metropolitan Police, the district, upazila and
police administrations chalked out adequate security measures to celebrate
the festival in a peaceful way.

Improved diets are being served to the inmates of different hospitals,
jails, Shishu Paribars, orphanages and vagrant welfare centres in all
districts on the occasion.

Tight security arrangement has been adopted for the Rajshahi city and its
adjacent areas for peaceful celebration of the Eid-ul-Azha.

Eid congregations are being held in the districts of Chapainawabganj,
Natore, Naogaon, Bogra, Joypurhat, Sirajganj and Pabna.

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