Rajshahi city prepares to hold over 150 congregations for Eid

Published: August 20, 2018 11:18:54 | Updated: August 21, 2018 14:24:33

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Over 150 Eid congregations also known as jamaats will be held in the Rajshahi metropolitan area as the main congregation is scheduled to be held at Shah Makhdum Central Eidgah Maidan at 8 am on Wednesday.

Islamic Foundation officials here said on Monday the main Eid congregation will be held at Darga Mosque in case of inclement weather.

The second and third largest congregations will be held at Shaheb Bazar zero point and Tikapara Eidgah Maidan at 8:15 am, they added.

The other major Eid congregations 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.

Rajshahi City Corporation (RCC) is extending necessary cooperation to make the city’s Eid congregations successful.

Besides, the city corporation will decorate the entire city roads and islands with miniature national flags and banners inscribed with “Eid-Mubarak” in Bangla and Arabic.

Rajshahi Metropolitan Police and Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) have taken all-out security measures for 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, reports BSS.

RCC has selected 210 spots for slaughtering sacrificial animals on Eid day.

The city corporation authority urged the city dwellers to use only the selected places for slaughtering sacrificial animals to make the city clean.

Chief Executive Officer Shah Mumin said the corporation is determined to safe removal of sacrificial animals waste within 12 hours.

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