National Eidgah prepares for Eid congregation

  • The National Eidgah field was locked down for two consecutive years to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. The field has been reopened to the public as the infection rate has come down and workers are busy preparing for the Eid-ul-Fitr congregation. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The National Eidgah field was locked down for two consecutive years to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. The field has been reopened to the public as the infection rate has come down and workers are busy preparing for the Eid-ul-Fitr congregation. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The government imposed a ban on public gatherings amid rising infections. Consequently, the Eid-ul-Fitr prayers at the National Eidgah field were cancelled for the last two years. Preparations for the Eid congregation are underway at the Eidgah field this year as the infection rate has come down. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The government imposed a ban on public gatherings amid rising infections. Consequently, the Eid-ul-Fitr prayers at the National Eidgah field were cancelled for the last two years. Preparations for the Eid congregation are underway at the Eidgah field this year as the infection rate has come down. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Tents are being constructed at the National Eidgah field ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Tents are being constructed at the National Eidgah field ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Tents are being constructed at the National Eidgah field ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Tents are being constructed at the National Eidgah field ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The National Eidgah field is being prepared for the Eid prayers. worker's is seen painting the main gate. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The National Eidgah field is being prepared for the Eid prayers. worker's is seen painting the main gate. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The National Eidgah field is being prepared for the Eid prayers. A worker is seen painting the main gate. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The National Eidgah field is being prepared for the Eid prayers. A worker is seen painting the main gate. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The Eid-ul-Fitr prayers were offered in mosques in adherence to the health rules during the last two years. The restrictions on public gatherings have been lifted this year and the preparations for the Eid congregation are underway at the National Eidgah field. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The Eid-ul-Fitr prayers were offered in mosques in adherence to the health rules during the last two years. The restrictions on public gatherings have been lifted this year and the preparations for the Eid congregation are underway at the National Eidgah field. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Traditionally, the National Eidgah field is the venue for the largest congregation of Eid-ul-Fitr in Dhaka. The work of preparing the field for the prayers has been ongoing since the beginning of Ramadan. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Traditionally, the National Eidgah field is the venue for the largest congregation of Eid-ul-Fitr in Dhaka. The work of preparing the field for the prayers has been ongoing since the beginning of Ramadan. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Preparations are underway at the National Eidgah field adjacent to the Supreme Court for the main congregation of Eid-ul-Fitr. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Preparations are underway at the National Eidgah field adjacent to the Supreme Court for the main congregation of Eid-ul-Fitr. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Preparations for the Eid-ul-Fitr prayers are underway at the National Eidgah field. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Preparations for the Eid-ul-Fitr prayers are underway at the National Eidgah field. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Preparations for the Eid-ul-Fitr prayers are underway at the National Eidgah field. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Preparations for the Eid-ul-Fitr prayers are underway at the National Eidgah field. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove