Headline
** G7’s $4o trillion plan to counter China's Belt And Road Initiative ** Businesses worried over inconsistencies in VAT, Tax ** Govt panel wants female officials barred from guard of honour ** Pandemic situation worsening 13 more die of Covid at RMCH ** HC seeks docs about Khaleda's date of birth ** G7 to donate 1b Covid vaccine doses to poorer countries ** Hospital facilities face challenge ** 164 Bangladeshis rescued from Mediterranean Sea ** UGC allows online recruitment tests on 5 conditions ** Govt mulls SSC, HSC alternatives ** Canada pays final homage to family killed in truck attack ** DSA case Charge pressed against cartoonist Kishore, 6 others ** ‘End this chaos’: Constantly heckled, Bennett says new govt ‘here to work’ ** To seek alternative to Assad is not to be Russia's concern ** Elections more important than Covid-19: CEC ** Mother, newborn die from wrong treatment ** AL factional clash leaves 15 injured in Madaripur ** Education in dire crisis Schools, colleges not to open till June 30 ** Continuous rain in the past few days has created waterlogging in the Dhaka-Narayanganj-Demra (DND) dam area. The aerial view of this photo shows that a large part of Matuail at Demra in the capital inundates due to inadequacies of the drainage system. ** Tk 150b sought for coastal protection ** VAT collection Restaurant owners raise allegation of harassment ** USA to give 70 lakh doses Covid vaccine to BD: Chuck Schumer ** KSA bars foreign pilgrims from Hajj ** BD signs deal with China to buy vaccines ** Man lynched soon after he hacks another man to death **

Lalmonirhat villages celebrate Eid following Saudi Arabia

13 May 2021
 Lalmonirhat villages celebrate Eid following Saudi Arabia


UNB, Lalmonirhat :

In line with the festive day in Saudi Arabia, residents of three unions in Lalmonirhat's Kaliganj upazila offered Eid-ul-Fitr prayers on Thursday.

Every year, Muslims living in the villages of Tusbhandar, Sundrahabi, Kakina, Chaparhat, Chandrapur, Aminganj and Munsipara in Kaliganj observe Ramadan and Eid a day before, in accordance with Saudi Arabia.

The main Eid congregation was held at Munsipara Jame Mosque in Tusbhandar union of the upazila around 9.30 am on Thursday.

Kaliganj Upazila Nirbahi Officer Abdul Mannan said local worshipers offered Eid prayers at nearby mosques adhering to all Covid safety protocols under the strict vigil of police and the administration.

Eid-ul-Fitr is also being celebrated at 11 villages in Laxmipur in line with the festive day in Saudi Arabia, home to the world's most holy Muslim sites.

The villages are Noagaon, Joypura, Bigha, Hotatia, Sharshoi, Kanchanpur and Kalapur of Raipur upazila and Bashikpur of the district.

Among several places, the Eid congregations were held at Madania Kasemia Madrasa in Ramganj Upazila at 8am.

Residents of these villages have been celebrating all religious festivals, including Eid, for the past 40 years in line with the holy cities of Mecca and Medina.

In Faridpur also, residents of 13 villages in Boalmari offered Eid prayers in the morning. Residents of a few villages in Satkhira also observed Eid-ul-Fitr by offering prayers in accordance with Saudi Arabia.

Bangladesh will, however, officially celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr on Friday as the Shawwal moon was not sighted on Wednesday evening. The decision was taken at a meeting of the National Moon Sighting Committee.

Eid-ul-Fitr, the biggest religious festival of the Muslims, will be celebrated amid a global pandemic after a month of fasting.

The Religious Affairs Ministry has urged devotees to offer Eid prayers at the nearest mosques instead of Eidgah and open spaces, maintaining all health protocols.

Add Rate