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Sholakia ready for country's largest Eid congregation

June 14, 2018 00:00:00

KISHOREGANJ, June 13 (UNB): Keeping security issue as a top priority, all necessary preparations have been completed for holding the country's largest Eid congregation at Sholakia Eidgah Maidan.

This will be the 191st jamaat where Maulana Farid Uddin Masud, chairman of Islahul Muslimin Parishad, is expected to lead the congregation at 10:00 am.

Members of law enforcement agencies will remain stationed at various temporary checkposts to monitor the largest Eid gathering as every year, throwing a security blanket in the area.

For the first time this year, three drone cameras will be there in vigilance in the area, said Mashrukur Rahman Khaled, superintendent of Kishoreganj Police.

Several metal detectors at different entrances and close-circuit cameras inside and outside the canopy of the congregation were set up to keep watchful eyes to avoid any unwanted incident, he said.

Besides, plainclothes police will be on duty apart from detective personnel to evade any subversive activity, the SP added.

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