Along with the rest of the nation the Muslim people of the town Eid-ul-Zuha the festival of sacrifice was celebrated with traditional gaiety and devotion on Tuesday , with people praying for peace, prosperity and amity.
People thronged Bara Masjid Idgah maidan and Banseria Idgah maidan this morning for special Id prayers.
Eid-ul-Zuha, also called Id-al-Adha or Eid-ul-Adha, represents the spirit of love and sacrifice. On the occasion, members of the Muslim community also distributed gifts among economically less privileged sections. A festive atmosphere prevailed at various localities as men and children drapped in traditional attires came out in streets.
Religious sermons were also delivered on the occasion for peace and harmony.
While Maulana Mohammed Samaun Ahmed Noori led the prayers at Bara Masjid Idgah Maidan. Maulana Rezakul Islam, led the prayers held in Banseria Eidgah Maidan .Sweets were also exchanged as both Muslims and Hindus greeted each other and feasted after the Eid prayers.