Bring only umbrellas, prayer mats during jamaat at Eidgah: DMP
Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Commissioner Md Shafiqul Islam has requested all not to bring only umbrellas and prayer mats to the National Eidgah Ground during the Eid Jamaat.
He said this while talking to media after monitoring security arrangements at the Eidgah Maidan today.
The DMP commissioner said that Eid prayers will be offered at 1,468 places, including Eidgah and mosques, across the capital and more than one congregation will be held at some mosques.
"We will have security arrangements at Eidgah and every mosque where jamaat will be held," he added.
The DMP commissioner said the entire area of Eidgah will be under CCTV cover. "Those who come here to pray will be searched if necessary. They will have to go through the archway. There will be a 4-tier security measures in this entire area. If it is not possible to pray at Eidgah due to adverse weather, then the same arrangement will be taken for the National Mosque Baitul Mukarram," he added.