16 Jun 2024, 11:34
Update : 16 Jun 2024, 14:23

Rajshahi's main Eid jamaat to be held at Shah Makhdum Eidgah

RAJSHAHI, June 16, 2024 (BSS) - The main jamaat (congregation) of Eid-ul-Azha is scheduled to be held on Shah Makhdum Central Eidgah Maidan in the city at 7.30 am tomorrow (Monday).

But if the inclement weather prevails, the main Eid jamaat will be held at Dargah Mosque at 8.00 am, Islamic Foundation of the district unit said.

Political leaders including city mayor, parliament members and divisional and district level high officials are likely to offer their prayers at the main Eid jamaat.

The second largest Eid jamaats will be held at Shaheb Bazar Zero Point at 8.00 am. Two Eid congregations will be held at Tikapara Eidgah Maidan at 7.00 and 8.00 am respectively.

Apart from this, the notable Eid-jamaats will be held at Rajshahi University (RU), Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology (RUET), Rajshahi Medical College and Hospital (RMCH) campus, Rajshahi Court Eidgah, Rajshahi Stadium, Shalbagan Eidgah, New Market Jame Mosque, Police Line Math, Upashahar Eidgah Maidan and Rajarhata Jame Mosque.

Over 150 Eid jamaats are scheduled to be held at the traditional and temporary venues in the Rajshahi metropolis under the supervision of the respective Eid jamaat committees.

To make the city's Eid congregations a success, Rajshahi City Corporation (RCC) is extending necessary cooperation to decorate 25 Eid congregation venues.

The city corporation will decorate the entire city roads and islands with national flags and banners inscribed with "Eid-Mubarak" in Bangla and Arabic.

Rajshahi Metropolitan Police and RAB have taken all-out security measures for peaceful celebration of the Eid, the second biggest religious festival of the Muslims.

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

On Eid day, RCC has selected 210 spots for slaughtering sacrificial animals in 30 wards of the city.

The city corporation authority urged the city dwellers to use only the selected places for the purposes in the greater interest of making the metropolis along with its air and water free from pollution and other contamination.

The RCC is determined to ensure safe removal of sacrificial animal waste within the night followed by the Eid day from the city and it has adopted massive measures to this end.
The Eid holiday of all the officers and staff of the conservancy section has been cancelled, said Chief Conservatory Officer of the RCC Sheikh Mamun.