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409 Eid congregations to be held in Dhaka on Wednesday

  • Published at 06:36 pm August 21st, 2018
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File photo of people embracing each other after the Eid-ul-Fitr congregation at the National Eidgah Maidan in Dhaka Rajib Dhar/Dhaka Tribune

The biggest Eid congregation of the country, however, will be held in Sholakia, Kishoreganj

A total of 409 Eid congregations will be held in capital Dhaka under the two city corporations.

Of those, 230 congregations will be held in Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) and the rest 179 in Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC), reports BSS.

The main Eid congregation will be held at the National Eidgah Maidan at 8am, and conducted by Pesh Imam of Baitul Mukarram National Mosque Mufti Maulana Mohammad Ehsanul Haque, according to a press release.

The president, Cabinet members, the chief justice, members of parliament and diplomats, along with people from all walks of life, are expected to attend the Eid prayers there.

A total of five Eid congregations will be held at Baitul Mukarram – at 7am, 8am, 9am, 10am and at 10:45am.

Another Eid congregation also will be held at 7:30am at the south plaza of the Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban.

The chief whip of the parliament, whips, cabinet members, lawmakers and employees of the Parliament Secretariat will take part in it along with locals.

A total of two Eid congregations will be held at the Dhaka University Central Mosque – at 8am and 9am.

Besides, congregations will also be held at the field adjacent to the university’s Salimullah Muslim Hall at 8am and the ground adjacent of Shahidullah Hall main gate at 8am.

Three more Eid congregations will be held at Arambagh’s Dewan Bagh Sharif – at 8am, 9:30am and 10am.

The biggest Eid congregation of the country will be held at Sholakhia in Kishoreganj. All necessary arrangements have been completed to hold the congregation, authorities said.