Thousands attend Eid prayers in Kargil

KARGIL: Thousands of people today attended the congregational Eid prayers in Masjids and Eidgahs across the district.

The biggest gatherings of devotees were seen at Jamia Masjid Kargil, Islamia School premises and Eidgah Kargil where the prayers concluded peacefully.

The situation in Kargil continued to remain peaceful with shops and other business establishments functioning normally and people were seen busy in Eid celebrations.

Deputy Commissioner Baseer ul Haq Choudhary while talking to the media said that there is usual movement of public and private transport.

DC further said that the District Administration has made elaborate arrangements for availability of adequate food and other essential items in the district so that people do not face any inconvenience.

While the administration is taking steps to facilitate availability of food and other items, hustle and bustle of the Eid-ul-Azha festival could be seen with people thronging the markets for Eid celebrations.

Eid was celebrated with great religious fervour and gaiety at Sankoo, Drass, Kargil, Shakar Chiktan and Zanskar and other areas of the district.

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