Thousands of Bangladeshi tourists go to Kolkata every day for various reasons. Most of these tourists are Muslims. Unless for dire needs, these tourists do not stay in this Hindu-majority town during the Eid celebrations.
President M Abdul Hamid urges all so that each people in the society can enjoy the festivity of the Eid-ul-Fitr, the greatest religious festival of the Muslims.
Holy Eid-ul-Fitr, the largest religious festival of Muslims, will be celebrated in the country on Saturday as the Shawwal moon was sighted in Bangladesh sky.
BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia greets the country's people and wishes them 'Eid Mubarak' from jail on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr.
Hundreds of passengers are stuck in tailbacks on the Dhaka-Aricha, Dhaka-Mawa and Dhaka-Tangail highways due to a huge pressure of vehicles just ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr celebrations.
The National Moon-Sighting Committee sits this evening to decide the date of Eid-ul-Fitr, the biggest religious festival of Muslims.
Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia assures the Dhaka city dwellers that there are no major threats of militant attacks in the upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr.
With the Eid-ul-Fitr just around the corner, holidaymakers' journey home was largely hassle-free yesterday as they did not have to endure major tailbacks either at the exit points of the capital or on the highways.