264 Eid jamaats to be held


BSS, Chattogram :

Around 264 Eid congregations are scheduled to be held this year at the traditional and temporary venues in the city under the supervision of Chattogram Central Eid Jamaat Committee (CCEJC) and the Chattogram City Corporation (CCC) on the holy occasion of Eid-Ul-Fitr.
Local administration, CCC and CCEJC sources said preparations to construct, and decoration of Eid venues have already started in the city under the auspices of Chattogram district administration, Metropolitan Police, and other religious organizations for peaceful celebration of the festival with due solemnity and religious fervour. CCEJC has finalized to hold a total of 96 Eid congregations at different venues in the city between at 8 am and 8.30 am. The main Eid congregation will be held at Jamiutul Flah and MA Aziz stadium at 8 am and 9 am respectively.
The other main Eid Jamaats will be 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. Besides, the CCC will also arrange a total of 168 Eid congregations on the occasion of Eid-Ul-Fitr at its 41 Ward under the supervision of the concerned ward Councillors. The decision was taken in a co-ordination meeting held at CCC auditorium recently.
However, the two grand Eid Jammats under the auspices of CCC will be held at Jamiatul Falah Complex Mosque at 8 am and 9 am respectively where the first Jamaat will be conducted by Khatib of the Jamiatul Falah Mosque and the second one will be led by its Senior Presh Imam Mowlana Ahamedul Hoq.
Upazila administrations sources said preparations have been completed to hold a total of 2,542 Eid congregations at different mosques of the 15 upazilas in the district by the respective Eid management committees following the guidelines of the Islamic Foundation.