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Eid-ul-fitre observed at Punia

Festival of Happiness of Muslim community - Eid-ul-Fitre is observed at Punia, near Kharupetia where thousands of Muslim cultivators live on August 9. About three thousand people gathered at Eidgah at 8.30am. Festival celebrated by performing two units Namaj in congregation on the Eidgah in the premises of Punia Hafizia Maddrassa.  Moulana Osman presided the prayer and it was followed by the sermon and then a supplication asking for God’s forgiveness, mercy, peace and blessings to the world. According to muslim tradition the muslim community showed empathy to the poor living that area by donating money, clothes etc. before namaj performed so that they also could enjoy the Eid.

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