Several thousand people of 35 villages in Patuakhali and Bhola districts will observe Eid-ul-Fitr today.
More than 20,000 people of 25 villages under four upazilas in Patuakhali have completed all preparations to celebrate Eid, reports our correspondent.
Followers of Quaderia Tarika who go by the Saudi Arabian calendar for Islamic festivities are the main observers of the Eid, said Md Sultan Khan, a follower.
The villages are Badarpur under Sadar upazila, South Devpur, Patua, Nishanbaria, Morichbunia, Safakhali, Ajimuddin, Tegachia, Chinkhola, Badurtali and Naiya Pattee, Nachnapara, Aramgonj under Kalapara upazila, Dakua, Fultali, Chotobaishdia, Rangabali and Katakhali under Galachipa upazila, Kanakdia, Indrokul, Shaplakhali,Modonpura, Dhaurabhanga, Boga, Dipasha, Narayanpasha and Taterkathe under Baufal upazila.
In Bhola, people of 10 villages in five upazilas of the district will celebrate Eid today, reports a correspondent.
Followers of Sureshwar Darbar under Naria upazila of Shariatpur district celebrate every Muslim festival following Saudi Arabian calendar, said locals.
The villages are Elisha of Bhola Sadar, Mulaipattan, Tobgi, Pokkhia, Pashchim Mulaipattan of Borhauddin, Farazganj, Langolkhali of Lalmohan, Shibpur, Shombhupur of Tazumuddin and Aminabad of Charfassion upazila.