OUR STAFF REPORTER BHOPAL

Eid was celebrated on Wednesday with traditional fervour and gaiety.

The celebrations marked the end of the Ramzan fasting and reflected the true spirit of the composite culture of the city of lakes

. Muslims offered Namaz in various masjids and prayed to Allah ( The Almighty) for prosperity and global peace. The prominent masjids where Namaz was offered included Idgah, Taj- ul- Masajid, Moti Masjid, Jehangirabad and various other masjids.

The Muslims broke their month- long Ramadan fasting period with Eid- ul- Fitr.

People dressed in their Sunday best offered special prayers at mosques.

The biggest congregations of devotees were seen at the Idgah, Taj- ul- Masajid and Moti Masjid where thousands offered prayer and later exchanged Eid greetings.

The markets around the Masjid were all decked up for the occasion.

Governor Rameshwar Thakur, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan, State BJP president Prabhat Jha, PCC president Khantilal Bhuria, leader of opposition Rahul Singh, Mayor Krishna Gaur and others greeted the people on Eid.

Cutting across religious lines, people of other religions greeted their Muslims bretheren and friends and wished them a prosperous future.

They took part in celebrations and enjoyed sweet delicacies including a special dish- the alt39 Siwaiyaanalt39. Siwaiyan is made of toasted sweet vermicelli noodles, dried fruits, and milk.

Taj- ul- Masajid chock- a- block with namazis

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