PV Desk : Holy Eid-ul-Fitr, the largest religious festival of Muslims, was celebrated in the country on Saturday amid religious fervour and enthusiasm after a month-long fasting.

The main Eid-ul-Fitr congregation was held at the Jatiya Eidgah in the capital at 8:30 am with Baitul Mukarram National Mosque Senior Pesh Imam Hafez Maulana Muhammad Mizanur Rahman leading the prayers.

President Abdul Hamid offered his Eid-ul-Fitr prayer along with hundreds of people from different strata of society at the National Eidgah.

After the prayers, the devotees, irrespective of their social status, embraced and greeted each other with Eid Mubarak (have a blessed Eid) by demonstrating a serene show of unity, fraternity and equality.

The country’s largest Eid congregations was held at Gor-e-Shaheed Baro Maidan in the district town of Dinajpur with the participation of around 6 lakh devotees, said organisers.

Besides, around 5 lakh devotees joined the eid congregation at Sholakia in Kishoreganj.

Eid congregations were also held in eidgahs, mosques and open spaces across the country.

On the occasion, President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina exchanged greetings with a cross section of people at Bangabhaban and Ganobhaban respectively.