Sunday, April 21, 2024

Sholakia shows it again

The historic Sholakia Eidgah of the district hosted the country’s biggest congregation of Eid-ul-Fitr on Monday upholding its tradition. Muslims from India, Pakistan and almost all parts of the country joined the 185th congregation of Eid-ul-Fitr at the historic Eidgah, said Deputy commissioner Md Siddiqur Rahman who

Eid festivity envelops nation

Country’s biggest Eid congregation held at Solakia Eid-ul-Fitr, the biggest religious festival of the Muslims, is being celebrated amid gaiety, feasting, family reunions and boisterous festivities across the country on Monday. The day’s programme began with offering Eid prayers by millions of Muslims who thronged at mosques and eidgahs braving light rains in the capital After ... Read more

Eid brings no joy to the poor

In Arabic Eid means ‘festivity’. Eid-ul-Fitr, the biggest religious festival of the Muslims, is observed after a month-long ‘siam’ (fasting). Although Eid is all about feast and festivity, it does not carry the same meaning for the poor and homeless. On the day of Eid, people traditionally wear new clothes, eat delicacies, and enjoy the ... Read more

This Eid that was

The pattern of Eid celebrations has been changing with time. To get a glimpse of the Eid festivity more than half a century ago, New Age talked with four cultural personalities. They had almost the same observation that they do not find that enthusiasm and emotion for celebrating the day together with all relatives and ... Read more