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Rajshahi main Eid jamaat at Shah mukhdum Eidgah at 8 am

RAJSHAHI, The main jamaat (congregation) of Eidul

Fitr in the city is scheduled to be held on Shah Makhdum Central Eidgah

Maidan at 8 am on Eid day.

Islamic Foundation sources said the main Eid jamaat will be held at Darga

Mosque at the same time in case of inclement weather on the day.

Political leaders including city mayor, parliament members and divisional

and district level high officials are likely to offer their prayers at the

main Eid jamaat.

The second largest two Eidcongregations will be held at Tikapara Eidgah

Maidan at 7 am and 8 am respectively.

Apart from this, the notable Eidjamaats will be held at Shaheb Bazar Zero

Point, 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 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 to decorate

about 25 Eidjamaats.

The city corporation will decorate the entire city roads and islands with

national flags and banners inscribed with EidMubarak in Bangla and Arabic.

Rajshahi Metropolitan Police and RAB have taken allout security measures

for peaceful celebration of the Eid.

Marking the celebration, special diets will be served to the inmates of

different hospitals, jails and Government Shishu Sadan.

District administration has distributed over 2,413 tonnes of rice among

1.54 lakh poor and distressed families under Vulnerable Group Feeding (VGF)

programme here to mark the end of Ramadan and celebration of the holy Eidul

Fitr festival.

Under the programme, the rice was distributed among the beneficiary

families in all 72 Union Parishads under nine upazilas and 14 pourasabhas

(municipalities) in the district.

Each of the cardholder got 15kg of rice this time as per the list

prepared earlier under the existing social safety net programme.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)