Almost 400 Eid jamaats to be held in capital
The holy Eid-ul-Azha, the second largest religious festival of the Muslims, will be celebrated throughout the country tomorrow (Tuesday) amid due solemnity and religious fervour.
Meanwhile, Dhaka South City Corporation and Dhaka North City Corporation have taken all out preparations for holding Eid jamaats (congregations) at different Eidgahs, play grounds and mosques.
More than 400 Eid congregations, including the prime one at the National Eidgah, will be held in areas under the two city corporation.
As many as 228 Eid congregations in Dhaka South City Corporation and 180 congregations in Dhaka North City Corporation areas will be held.
The main Eid congregation will be held at the National Eidgah at 8am. All the preparations including overall security arrangements for holding Eid congregation has been completed.
In the case of inclement weather, the main Eid congregation will be held at 8.30am at Baitul Mukarram National Mosque.
Arrangements have been made for more than one lakh people, including five thousand women, to offer prayers at the National Eidgah. Senior Pesh Imam of Baitul Mukarram National Mosque Mawlana Muhammad Mizanur Rahman will lead the main Eid congregation.
A total of five Eid congregations will be held at the Baitul Mukarram National Mosque-the first one will be held at 7am, second at 8am, third at 9am, fourth at 10am and the last one at 10.45am.
Adequate water supply and security arrangements have already been taken at the Baitul Mukaram National Mosque to facilitate the Eid-ul-Azha prayers.
With the initiative of the parliament secretariat, the Eid congregation will be held at the south plaza of the Sangsad Bhaban at 7.30 am.
Two Eid congregations will be held at the Dhaka University central mosque -the first one will be held at 8am and the second at 9am.
Apart from this, two separate Eid congregations will be held in the field adjacent to Salimullah Muslim Hall Main gate and Shahidullah Hall lawn of Dhaka University at 8am.
Eid congregation will also be held at Dhanmondi
Sobhanbagh Jame Mosque at 7.30am.