Massive Eid jamaat held in Dinajpur


A massive Eid-ul-Adha jamaat, one of the largest Eid jamaat in the country, was held at Shaheed Bar Maidan (Army Welfare Ground) at Gore in Dinajpur on Monday. Maulana Shamsul Islam Kashemi conducted the Eid prayers.

Devotees from from all over the district participated in the Eid prayers. Justice M Enayetur Rahim of the Supreme Court Division, Whip Iqbalur Rahim of the Jatiya Sangsad, Deputy Commissioner Mahmudul Alam, Superintendent of Police Syed Abu Sayem, Municipal Mayor Syed Jahangir Alam also joined the Eid jamaat there. 

There was no shortage of security arrangements for the Eid Jamaat. Police, BGB, RAB, Ansar, watchtower, CC cameras were on the ground for public protection. 

Deputy Commissioner of Dinajpur Mahmudul Alam said Eid prayers had been performed smoothly and beautifully. For the last few days, administration officials have been working to get their prayers in order.

According to district administration sources, the area of martyred large ground in Gore is about 22 acres of land. The construction of the Eidgah minaret of the 52 domes cost Tk 3.8 lakhs. 

There are two places for ‘Oju’ at the Eidgah grounds. Each dome and minaret have electric lighting. At night, the Eidgah tower becomes brighter. 

After established around halfway on the west side of the Martyr Maidan in the historic Gore, the Eidgah minaret has been offered at the foot of the Eidgah minaret for the past two years and two Eid prayers this year.