Vol. 5 Num 923 Sun. December 31, 2006  
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Eid observed early in many villages

More than thirty thousand people observed Eid-ul Azha yesterday in different areas of Chandpur, Barisal, Patuakhali, Bhola, Barguna, and Narayanganj.

Followers of different spiritual leaders (Pir Sahib) who go by the Saudi Arabian calendar for Islamic festivities were the main observers of the Eid yesterday.

In Chandpur, thousands of believers in many villages under Hajiganj, Faridganj, Matlab North, Shahrasti and Kochua upazilas celebrated Eid-ul Azha yesterday.

The Eid was celebrated in different places in Barisal city and different villages under sadar, Bakerganj, Mehendiganj and Babuganj upazilas, reports our Barisal correspondent.

Our Patuakhali correspondent said Eid-ul Azha was observed in different areas of Kalapara, Baufal, Dumki, Galachipa and sadar upazilas.

Believers also observed Eid at different villages under Borhanuddin upazila of Bhola.

Eid-ul Azha was observed in many places in sadar upazila of Barguna district.

At Fatulla under Narayanganj, many believers celebrated Eid yesterday.