Nation celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr with religious fervour
Eid-ul-Fitr is being celebrated throughout the country, including Azad Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan today with great religious fervour and festivity, marking the culmination of the holy month of Ramadan.
Big ‘Eid’ congregations are being held across the country. Special arrangements have been made to offer Eid prayer across the country including Faisal Masjid, Islamabad; Badshahi Masjid, Lahore, Memon Masjid, Karachi and Binori Town.
Immediately after the announcement that the Shawwal moon has been sighted previous night, a wave of happiness surged through the masses.
People swarmed the markets and Eid bazaars for shopping and women crowded the beauty parlours and shops, selling bangles and mehndi. Till late night people were busy in shopping in the markets.
Meanwhile foolproof security measures have been adopted on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr. Policemen have been deputed outside the bazaars, shopping centres and sensitive public and private buildings.
Strict security measures have also been adopted outside the ‘Eidgahs’, while police and Rangers will keep patrolling. (Geo TV)
- Posted in: Islamabad
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