A solitary man offers his prayers on the morning of Eid-ul-Fitr, one of the most significant Islamic celebrations around the world | Rajib Dhar/Dhaka Tribune
The Eid-ul-Fitr prayers are notable for reaffirming the equal status of people in the mosque as the destitute and the affluent alike, align themselves to prostrate humbly to express submission and elation | Rajib Dhar/Dhaka Tribune
Embracing other is customary after Eid-ul-Fitr prayers – as a gesture of compassion, a step towards harmony | Rajib Dhar/Dhaka Tribune
Following the Eid-ul-Fitr prayers, people exiting the Eidgah embrace and greet each other | Rajib Dhar/Dhaka Tribune
Security forces maintain vigilance to prevent untoward incidents | Rajib Dhar/Dhaka Tribune
Devout congregants leave the National Eidgah after performing their Eid-ul-Fitr prayers | Rajib Dhar/Dhaka Tribune
The month of Ramadan is a crucial time for Muslims. A month of restraint, reflection
One of the major Muslim festivals, Eid-ul-Fitr is observed in Bangladesh with due pomp. A total of 409 congregations of holy Eid-ul-Fitr was held in Dhaka.
One of the biggest Eid congregations of the country was held at Sholakia Eidgah Maidan in Kishorganj. Law enforcement agencies, including Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) and police, will ensure security in and around the main Eid congregation.