Sweets at B’desh border
The Border Security Force (BSF) and the Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) exchanged greetings, flowers and sweets on Eid, a BSF official said.
According to the BSF official, senior BSF and BGB officials accompanied by locally posted troopers greeted each other on Saturday and Sunday at many places along the 4,096-km Bangladesh frontier with India’s West Bengal, Tripura, Assam, Mizoram and Meghalaya. “We exchange greetings and sweets on every important religious and national day event and programmes of both countries,” the official said.
Meanwhile, a large number of Muslims also assembled in mosques and eidgahs to offer special prayers in Tripura.
Large congregation offered prayers at Shivnagar, Shantipara, Gulchakkar, Aralia on the outskirts of the capital city, and other parts of the state, including Sonamura, Udaipur, Kailasahar and Dharmanagar.
In Christian-majority Mizoram, thousands of devout Muslims offered special prayers in Bara Bazaar, Zarkawt as well as at other mosques and eidgahs in the state.