Bangladesh on Tuesday celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr, one of the important religious festivals of the Muslims that marks the end of the fasting month of Ramadan, with religious fervour.
Devotees offered Eid Jamaat at permanent and makeshift Eidgah maidans across the country, including in Dhaka, after a hiatus of two years due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
In the capital, the main Eid congregation was held at National Eidgah Maidan at 8am. Along with several politicians, Dhaka South City Corporation mayor Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh was present at the Eid Jamaat.
In Chattogram, two Eid congregations were held at Jamiyatul Falah Masjid Eidgah in the city at 8am and 9am, respectively.
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Deputy minister for education Mohibul Hasan Chowdhury, city Awami League president Mahtab Uddin Chowdhury, general secretary AZM Nasir Uddin, former city mayor Mir Nasir, and city Jatiya Party chairman Solaiman Alam offered Eid prayers at Jamiyatul Falah Masjid Eidgah.
In Barishal, the main Eid Jamaat in the city was held at Hemayetuddin Central Eidgah Maidan at 8.30am.
Barishal city mayor Serniabat Sadiq Abdullah, divisional commissioner Amin-ul-Ahsan, deputy commissioner Jashim Uddin Haider, and city Awami League president AKM Jahangir, among others, attended the Eid congregation.