Ramban: Eid-ul-Azha was celebrated with religious fervour and gaiety across the district today.
The biggest congregations took place at Jamia Masjid Sharif Ramban and Gool, Eid Gah Batote and Eid Gah Banihal where large number of devotes performed Nimaz-e-Eid and prayed for peace, development and prosperity of society.
People exchanged wishes among themselves and participated in large number in the celebrations.
Elaborate security and other necessary arrangements were made by district and police administration for smooth celebration of Eid festival.
Deputy Commissioner, Ramban, Nazim Zai Khan and SSP Ramban Anita Sharma, ADC Dr. Basharat Hussain, ACR, Harbans Lal Sharma, CEO, AH Fani, Dy. SP, Asgar Malik, Dy. SP, Suresh Sharma, SHO, Vijay Kotwal along with officers of district administration distributed sweets among Nimazies besides extending greetings to the Muslim brethren.
On the occasion, DC also congratulated and greeted the people of Ramban on Eid and said that such occasions promote unity, communal harmony and brotherhood among people. He said that Eid-ul- Azah reminds us of our responsibility towards weak and needy people and inculcates the spirit of sharing happiness and joy with everyone.
Eid prayers were also offered at other mosques in town and outskirts including, mosques of Chanderkot, Chandrog, Maitra and Upper Ramban.