Update September 12, 2016

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40 villages of Chandpur celebrate Eid-ul-Azha today

Mirajul Moin Joy

12 September 2016, Nirapad News: As many as 40 villages of Chandpur district are celebrating the Eid-ul-Azha today as they prefer to observe or celebrate holy days on the same day as Saudi Arabia.

After offering the Eid prayers between 8:00am and 9:00am, people of this village sacrificed animals in the spirit of Eid-ul-Azha.

Late Maulana Ishaq, the then principal of Sandra Hamidia Dakhil Madrasa, introduced this practice of performing rituals on the same day as Saudi Arabia back in 1931 and since then the people of 40 villages under Hajiganj, Faridganj, Matlab South and Kachua upazilas are following suit.

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