BSS-12 Eid-ul-Azha being celebrated with festivity in Ctg




Eid-ul-Azha being celebrated with festivity in Ctg

CHATTOGANG, Aug 22, 2018 (BSS)- The holy Eid-ul-Azha, the second largest
religious festival of the Muslims, is being celebrated in the city as
elsewhere in the district with due solemnity and religious fervor amid
stringent security measures.

Nearly 265 Eid congregations at mosques and selected open spaces
including three big ones at M A Aziz Stadium and Jamiatul Falah Mosque (two
successively) were held in the city under the auspices of Chattogram City
Corporation (CCC) and Chattogram Central Eid Jamaat Committee ( CCEJC).

The two grand Eid Jammats under the auspices of CCC were held at
Jamiatul Falah Complex Mosque at 8 am and 8-30 am respectively where the
first Jamaat was conducted by Khatib of the Mosque Principal Mowlana Abu
Taleb Mohammad Alauddin Al Quadery and the second one was led by its Senior
Presh Imam Mowlana Nur Mohammad Siddiqui.

The another main Eid congregation was held at M A Aziz stadium at 8 am.
The other main Eid Jamaats were held at different venues including
Andarkillah Shahi Jame Mosque, Laldighi Maidan, Parade ground, Pologround
Maidan, Shah Amanat Shah (R) Dargah Maidan, Port Colony Jam-e-Mosque,
Metropolitan Police line Maidan, Agrabad Jamboree field, Baizeed Bostami (R)
Dargah maidan at the same time.

Awami Legue central organizing secretary Barrister Mohibul Hasan
Chowdhury Nowfel, Ziauddin Ahmed Bablu, MP, former Minister Mir Mohammad
Nasir Uddin, Central Vice -President of BNP and former Minister Abdullah Al
Noman, Chattogram south district AL president Muslem Uddin Ahmed, acting
Mayor Chowdhury Hasan Mohammad Hasni, former city mayor Mahmudul Islam
Chowdhury, city BNP leader Dr Shahdat Hossain, Senior Vice President Abu
Sufian, and Jatiya Party presidium member Solaiman Alam Seth and a large
number of people from all strata performed their Eid prayers at Jamiatul
Falah Mosque premises.

Soon after the Eid congregations, the day’s obvious ritual- slaughtering
of sacrificial animals are on with complete peace and solemn devotion.

The authorities concerned had taken adequate security measures by
deploying RAB, Police and Ansars at various strategic points in the city to
keep vigil on law and order situation during before and after Eid emphasizing
over checking any trouble centering cattle hide trading and any attempt to
smuggle those.

To mark the occasion, improved diets are being served among the inmates
of the hospitals, jails, orphanages, and also in youth and juveniles centers
run by the Social Welfare departments.

CCC sources said nearly 3000 contingency staffs have been engaged
throughout the city with adequate number of waste disposing vehicles to
remove the garbage and waste of the sacrificial animals.

BSS/MAM/IJ/1655 hrs