Rajshahi City Corporation (RCC), district administration and all other organisations concerned have chalked out elaborate programmes to celebrate the holy Eid-ul-Azha in the city with due fervor and enthusiasm, BSS reports.
The main Eid-jamaat will be held at Shah Makhdum Central Eidgah Maidan at 8 am. However, subject to inclement weather, the ever biggest Eid congregation here will be held at Dargah Mosque.
The second and third largest congregations will be held at Tikapara Eidgah Maidan and Shaheb Bazar Zero Point at 8.15 am and 8.30 am respectively.
The other Eid-jamaats will be held at Rajshahi University, Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology, Rajshahi Court Eidgah, Rajshahi Stadium, Shalbagan Eidgah, New Market Jame Mosque, Police Line Math, Upashahar Eidgah Maidan and Rajarhata Jame Mosque.
Over 150 Eid-ul-Azha 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 for making arrangements of about 100 Eid jamaat's decorations.
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 the peaceful celebration of Eid-ul-Azha.
Marking the celebration, special diets will be served to the inmates of different hospitals, jails and 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 RCC Sheikh Mamun.