Our Correspondent, Barisal.
May 24, 2020
More than forty five thousand peoples of twelve thousand families observed Eid ul Fitr on today Sunday in accordance with Saudi Arabia and offer Eid Jamats (Eid congregational prayer gatherings) and sacrifice animals in 80 places of 8 upazilas under Barisal, Patuakhali, Bhola, Jhalakati and Barguna districts.
Participants of the Eid ul Fitr festival on today Sunday claimed they are the followers of Kaderia, Jahangiria and Chistia Tarika and Pir of Elahabad Sufia Darbarsharif at Kanchan Nagor and Pir Shaheb of Mariachi Darbar Sharif of Satkania under Chittagong district.
They are the resident of Madhavpasha, Kedarpur, Tajkati, Talukdar Char, Nishan Baria, Haji Banshkati of Babuganj, Sundarkati of Bakerganj, and Harinafulia of Sadar upazilas of Barisal, Galachipa, Baufal, Kalapara and Sadar upazilas of Patuakhali, Charfesson upazila of Bhola, Taltali of Barguna and Nalchhity upazila of Jhalakathi districts.
Abdur Rashid, one of the followers of this sect, said they usually observe all religious festivals, customs and worshipping according to the calendar and systems of Saudi Arabia.
Golam Mir Md. Fazlul Huq, another local leader of them, said they observed Eid ul Fitr one day before the other sects according to the direction of their Pir Shaheb of Mariachi Darbar Sharif of Satkania under Chittagong district.##