Along with Saudi Arabia and the Middle East, a Muslim community will celebrate the holy Eid al-Azha on Sunday in half a hundred villages in Chandpur.
The Eid prayer was held at 9 am on Sadra Hamidia Dakhil Madrasa premises. Mawlana Arif Ullah led the prayers.
On this day, Maulana Mahbubur Rahman will be the Imam at Faridganj's Munshihat Bazaar Large Mosque, Maulana Arif Chowdhury at Sadra Madrasa field in Hajiganj and Maulana Abul Khair at Badarpur Eidgah field at 9 am.
People of Hajiganj union’s Sadra, Bolakhal, Rampur, Alipur, Ramchandrapur areas; Faridganj union’s Bashara, Sholla, Chouranga, Goriana, Mushirhaat, Kaitara, Noorpur, Mulpara, Badarpur, Protaappur, Ubharampur, Shachonmegh, Panchani, Sharey Panchani and Ekhlashpur; and a few more villages in Kachua and Shaharasti has been maintaining this custom.
Principal of Sadra Hamidia Senior Madrasa Abu Bakar said erstwhile principal of the madrasa Mawlana Abu Isahak had set the tradition of celebrating eids with Saudi Arabia in 1933. After his death, his six sons carried on with the custom.