Eid-ul-Azha is being celebrated in different Bangladesh districts including in Madaripur, Chandpur, Lakshmipur and Munshiganj, a day before on Friday in conformity with Saudi Arabia and other middle eastern countries, according to local source.
In Madaripur, Eid is being celebrated by around 1.5 lakh people of 30 villages in four Upazilas, confirmed Pir Shaheb of Sureshwar Darbar Sharif and President of the International Moon Sighting Committee, Alhajj Syed Noor Akter Hossain.
Eid is being celebrated by followers of Sureshwar Darbar Sharif in Kalikapur, Talluk, Mohisherchar, Jajira, Jafrabad, Bagerchar, Katla, Chargobindapur, and other villages in his union.
In Chandpur, altogether 40 villages of Hajiganj, Faridganj, Matlab North, Kachua and Sharasti upazilas are celebrating Eid.
Late Maulana Ishaque introduced the practice of Eid celebration in Chandpur in line with the celebration in Saudi Arabia in 1931.
The government urged Muslim devotees to avoid Eidgah or other open places for Eid congregations and offer prayers at mosques maintaining recommended health advice.