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Eid-ul-Fitr Wednesday

  • Published at 09:00 pm June 4th, 2019
moon sighting

The Shawwal moon has been sighted

The Eid-ul-Fitr, the largest religious festival of Muslims, will be celebrated in the country on Wednesday as the Shawwal moon has been sighted in Bangladesh sky on Tuesday.

The decision was taken at a meeting of the National Moon Sighting Committee on Tuesday around 11pm.

Earlier, speaking at a press briefing after the meeting around 8:45pm, State Minister for Religious Affairs Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah said the new crescent moon was sighted nowhere in Bangladesh on Tuesday.

Meanwhile, thousands of people have already left the capital to celebrate the Eid with their near and dear ones at their respective village homes.

All the preparations for Eid congregations are completed in Dhaka and around Bangladesh.

In the capital, the main Eid congregation will be held at the National Eidgah on the High Court premises at 8:30am. President Abdul Hamid is expected to join the Eid jamaat.

However, the venue of the main congregation will be shifted to Baitul Mukarram National Mosque in case of inclement weather. In that case, the jamaat will be held at 9am.

Besides, five more congregations will be held at the National Mosque.

Arrangements have been made at the National Eidgah and the National Mosque for women to take part in the Eid prayers as well.

Eid congregations will also be held in eidgahs, mosques and open spaces across the country.

The national flag will be hoisted atop government and non-government office buildings on the day.

Special meals will be served in hospitals, jails, government children's homes and centres for persons with disabilities, shelter homes, orphanages, Vagrant Welfare and Destitute Welfare centres.

Meanwhile, Dhaka Metropolitan Police has taken stringent security measures to ensure the smooth holding of Eid congregations in the National Eidgah.

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