Eid-ul-Fitr celebrated with religious zeal, fervor

Eidul Fitr is being celebrated throughout the country with great fervor and zeal.The main Eid congregation was held at Eidgah Residency Road where thousands of men and women, accompanied by children, offered Eid Namaz and exchanged Eid greetings. On the occasion, Imam of the Masjid prayed for peace and harmony in the state. “May this festival fill our lives with peace, prosperity and happiness”, he added.
It is after many years that the month of fasting began all over the country on same day and Eid is also being celebrated today simultaneously in every part of the country. Eid congregations are being held at open places‚ mosques and Eidgahs in all major cities, towns and villages of the country.
Special prayers were also offered for security, progress and prosperity of the country. Security has been beefed up in different parts of the country including the federal capital to avoid any untoward incident on the auspicious occasion. Lakhs of Muslims will be attending congregational Eid prayers in Eidgahs, Masjids and Shrines across the state. Eid-ul-Fitr, is the festival of thanksgiving and celebrated after the culmination of holy month of Ramadan. Gatherings were held in Jammu city and district headquarters in all the three regions of the including Kargil and Leh districts.
Men, women and children across state were seen walking towards Eid Gah grounds, mosques and other religious places to offer Eid congregational prayers.
The government has made adequate arrangements for the facilitation of the devotees and security arrangements have also been made to maintain law and order.

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