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Eid-ul-Zuha celebrated

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.

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Recipient of The Annual Colosseum Awards 2014 & 2015 (by The Assam Tribune group), Shajid Khan is a journalist based in Tangla.In his stint of journalistic experience he has contributed numerous political, socio-political stories for bountiful national,international as well as Assam based publications. He also pens down analytic commentary on print and web based publications.

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