Eid prayers in a pandemic

  • The first jamaat at Baitul Mukarram National Mosque on Friday, the day of Eid-ul-Fitr. Muslims participated in the prayer maintaining social distancing amid the coronavirus epidemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The first jamaat at Baitul Mukarram National Mosque on Friday, the day of Eid-ul-Fitr. Muslims participated in the prayer maintaining social distancing amid the coronavirus epidemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Muslim worshippers pray for an end to the coronavirus pandemic in Bangladesh after an Eid-ul-Fitr congregation at Baitul Mukarram National Mosque in Dhaka on Friday. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Muslim worshippers pray for an end to the coronavirus pandemic in Bangladesh after an Eid-ul-Fitr congregation at Baitul Mukarram National Mosque in Dhaka on Friday. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The first jamaat at Baitul Mukarram National Mosque on Friday, the day of Eid-ul-Fitr. Muslims participated in the prayer maintaining social distancing amid the coronavirus epidemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The first jamaat at Baitul Mukarram National Mosque on Friday, the day of Eid-ul-Fitr. Muslims participated in the prayer maintaining social distancing amid the coronavirus epidemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The first jamaat at Baitul Mukarram National Mosque on Friday, the day of Eid-ul-Fitr. Muslims participated in the prayer maintaining social distancing amid the coronavirus epidemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The first jamaat at Baitul Mukarram National Mosque on Friday, the day of Eid-ul-Fitr. Muslims participated in the prayer maintaining social distancing amid the coronavirus epidemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The first jamaat at Baitul Mukarram National Mosque on Friday, the day of Eid-ul-Fitr. Muslims participated in the prayer maintaining social distancing amid the coronavirus epidemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The first jamaat at Baitul Mukarram National Mosque on Friday, the day of Eid-ul-Fitr. Muslims participated in the prayer maintaining social distancing amid the coronavirus epidemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The first jamaat at Baitul Mukarram National Mosque on Friday, the day of Eid-ul-Fitr. Muslims participated in the prayer maintaining social distancing amid the coronavirus epidemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The first jamaat at Baitul Mukarram National Mosque on Friday, the day of Eid-ul-Fitr. Muslims participated in the prayer maintaining social distancing amid the coronavirus epidemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The first jamaat at Baitul Mukarram National Mosque on Friday, the day of Eid-ul-Fitr. Muslims participated in the prayer maintaining social distancing amid the coronavirus epidemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The first jamaat at Baitul Mukarram National Mosque on Friday, the day of Eid-ul-Fitr. Muslims participated in the prayer maintaining social distancing amid the coronavirus epidemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Devotees form long queues in front of the Baitul Mukarram National Mosque in Dhaka to attend Eid-ul-Fitr congregations on Friday. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Devotees form long queues in front of the Baitul Mukarram National Mosque in Dhaka to attend Eid-ul-Fitr congregations on Friday. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Muslim worshippers pray for an end to the coronavirus pandemic in Bangladesh after an Eid-ul-Fitr congregation at Baitul Mukarram National Mosque in Dhaka on Friday. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Muslim worshippers pray for an end to the coronavirus pandemic in Bangladesh after an Eid-ul-Fitr congregation at Baitul Mukarram National Mosque in Dhaka on Friday. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Muslim worshippers pray for an end to the coronavirus pandemic in Bangladesh after an Eid-ul-Fitr congregation at Baitul Mukarram National Mosque in Dhaka on Friday. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Muslim worshippers pray for an end to the coronavirus pandemic in Bangladesh after an Eid-ul-Fitr congregation at Baitul Mukarram National Mosque in Dhaka on Friday. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Muslim devotees take part in Eid-ul-Fitr prayers at Jamiatul Falah Jamme Mosque in Chattogram’s Dampara on Friday, May 14, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu

    Muslim devotees take part in Eid-ul-Fitr prayers at Jamiatul Falah Jamme Mosque in Chattogram’s Dampara on Friday, May 14, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu

  • Muslim devotees take part in Eid-ul-Fitr prayers at Jamiatul Falah Jamme Mosque in Chattogram’s Dampara on Friday, May 14, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu

    Muslim devotees take part in Eid-ul-Fitr prayers at Jamiatul Falah Jamme Mosque in Chattogram’s Dampara on Friday, May 14, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu

  • Muslim devotees take part in prayers during an Eid-ul-Fitr congregation at Jamiatul Falah Jamme Mosque in Chattogram’s Dampara on Friday, May 14, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu

    Muslim devotees take part in prayers during an Eid-ul-Fitr congregation at Jamiatul Falah Jamme Mosque in Chattogram’s Dampara on Friday, May 14, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu

  • The residents of a building in Dhaka’s Rampura offer Eid-ul-Fitr prayers on their roof, while maintaining social distancing. They have turned their rooftop community hall into a prayer room amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

    The residents of a building in Dhaka’s Rampura offer Eid-ul-Fitr prayers on their roof, while maintaining social distancing. They have turned their rooftop community hall into a prayer room amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

  • The residents of a building in Dhaka’s Rampura offer Eid-ul-Fitr prayers on their roof, while maintaining social distancing. They have turned their rooftop community hall into a prayer room amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

    The residents of a building in Dhaka’s Rampura offer Eid-ul-Fitr prayers on their roof, while maintaining social distancing. They have turned their rooftop community hall into a prayer room amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

  • A child buys multi-coloured balloons after Eid prayers at the Baitul Mukarram National Mosque in Dhaka on Friday, May 14, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A child buys multi-coloured balloons after Eid prayers at the Baitul Mukarram National Mosque in Dhaka on Friday, May 14, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Many devotees exchange traditional hugs despite a government ban to curb the coronavirus after offering prayers at the Eid-ul-Fitr congregation at the Baitul Mukarram National Mosque on Friday, May 14, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Many devotees exchange traditional hugs despite a government ban to curb the coronavirus after offering prayers at the Eid-ul-Fitr congregation at the Baitul Mukarram National Mosque on Friday, May 14, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Many devotees exchange traditional hugs despite a government ban to curb the coronavirus after offering prayers at the Eid-ul-Fitr congregation at the Baitul Mukarram National Mosque on Friday, May 14, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Many devotees exchange traditional hugs despite a government ban to curb the coronavirus after offering prayers at the Eid-ul-Fitr congregation at the Baitul Mukarram National Mosque on Friday, May 14, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove