A total of 568 Eid congregations will be held in the capital under two city corporations on the occasion of holy Eid-ul-Fitr. Of those, 298 Eid congregations will be held under the Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) and the rest 270 Eid congregations under the Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC), local media reported.
The main Eid congregation will be held at the Jatiyo Eidgah Maidan at 8.30 a.m. Baitul Mukarram National Mosque Senior Pesh Imam Hafez Muhammad Mizanur Rahman will lead the first Eid Jamaat.
A total of five Eid congregations will be held at the Baitul Mukarram National Mosque. The first jamaat will be held at 7 a.m., the second at 8 a.m., the third at 9 a.m., the fourth at 10 a.m. and the last jamaat will be held at 10.45 a.m.
DSCC Mayor Mohammad Sayeed Khokon visited the Jatiyo Eidgah on Monday (Jun 3).
“Law enforcement agencies have been given the responsibility of maintaining security of the Jatiyo Eidgah as the venue is quite ready to hold the Eid Jamaat,” DSCC Mayor said, adding that over one lakh people will be able to take part in the jamaat at the Jatiyo Eidgah.
Over 5,000 women will be able to take part in the Eid Jamaat at the Jatiyo Eidgah and necessary arrangement has already been made in this regard, he said.
The Jatiyo Eidgah has been covered with the plastic clothes considering the inclement weather.
The President, ministers, the chief justice, member of parliaments and diplomats are expected to take part in the Eid Jamaat at the Jatiyo Eidgah.
The Eid congregation also will be held at 8 a.m. at the south plaza of the Jatiyo Sangsad Bhaban. The Chief Whip and whips of the Jatiyo Sangsad, members of the cabinet, lawmakers and employees of the parliament secretariat will take part in the Eid congregation along with the local people.
A total of two Eid congregations will be held at the Dhaka University central mosque - Masjidul Jamia. The first congregation will be held at 8 a.m. and the second one at 9 a.m.
Besides, Eid congregations will be held at the field adjacent to Salimullah Muslim Hall at 8 a.m. and the ground adjacent of Shahidullah Hall main gate at 8 a.m.
Eid congregation will be held at Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) premises.
Three Eid congregations will be held at Dewan Bagh Sharif at Arambagh - the first jamaat at 8 a.m., the second one at 9.30 a.m. and last one at 10 a.m.
One of the biggest Eid congregations of the country will be held at Solakhia in Kishorganj.
All necessary arrangements have been completed to hold the 192nd Eid congregation at Solakhia. The congregation will be held at 10 a.m. Mawlana Farid Uddin Masud will lead the Eid congregation.