Eid-ul Fitr and Eid-ul Azha

Eid-al Azha is one of the two main Muslim religious festivals in Bangladesh popularly known as Eid-ul Fitr and Eid-ul Azha.

Like all other Muslims of the world, Muslims of Bangladesh celebrate Eid-ul Fitr and Eid-ul Azha in an appropriate manner of religious fervor and enthusiasm. New clothes and accessories are bought on the occasion. People dressed in new clothes visit houses of neighbors and relatives to exchange greetings and prepare special foods on the occasion. Three days are declared government holidays on each occasion. The people visit their relatives staying villages and celebrate Eid together with relatives. The Eid congregational prayer is held in large mosques and open fields. Radio and television broadcast special programmes and newspapers publish special features highlighting the significance of the occasion.