Around 1,046 Eid Jamaats (congregations) are scheduled to be held this year at the traditional and temporary venues in Khulna city and district under the supervision of Khulna District Administration (KDA) and the Khulna City Corporation (KCC) on the occasion of Eid-ul-Adha, reports BSS.
Local administration, KCC and KDA sources said preparations to construct and decorate of Eid Jamaat venues has started in the city under the auspices of Khulna district administration, Khulna City Corporation, Khulna Metropolitan Police (KMP) and other religious organisations for peaceful celebration of the festival with due solemnity and religious fervor.
KCC has finalized to hold a total of 184 Eid congregations at different venues in the city while KDA decided to arrange 862 Eid congregations at different places in nine upazilas of the district. The decision was taken in a co-ordination meeting recently held at KCC auditorium. According to the decision, all the Eid congregations will be held between 7 am to 9 am.
The main Eid congregation will be held at Khulna Circuit House ground in the city at 8 am and Khatib of Town Jame Mosque Moulana Md Abu Saleh will conduct the prayers. But, in case of inclement weather, two jamaat will be held at 8 am and 9 am at Town jame mosque respectively. The other main Eid Jamaats will be held at different venues including Town Jame Mosque, Baitun Nur Jame Mosque, Islamabad Eidgah, Baitul Aman Jame Mosque, Iqbalnagar Jame Mosque, Daulatpur and Khalishpur Eidgah between 7 am to 9 am. Besides, KCC will also arrange the Eid congregations at all mosques in its 31 Wards under the supervision of concerned Ward Councilors.