Eid prayers held in 6,638 mosques

Published : 24 Jul 2021 01:26 AM

Amid the grave situation caused by the spread of corona Virus, Eid Jamaat was not held at the historic Sholakia Eidgah ground in Kishoreganj this year. 

This time the 194th Eid prayers of Eid-ul-Azha were cancelled in Sholakia. Three Eid congregations were held at the city's historic Pagla Mosque at 7:30 am, 8:15 am and 9:00 am. 

Besides, two congregations have also been held at the traditional Shahidi Mosque in the city center. Kishoreganj Deputy Commissioner Mohammad Shamim Alam said that in the current situation, Eid Jamaat has been held in every mosque in a very peaceful manner.

Meanwhile, according to the District Islamic Foundation, this year's Eid-ul-Azha Jamaat has been held in 6,638 mosques in 13 upazilas of the district in compliance with the hygiene rules.

District Islamic Foundation Deputy Director Mohsin Khan said the administration had decided to hold more than one congregation in some mosques following hygiene rule