Eid prayer offered amid tight security.
with religious fervour, enthusiasm and spirit of sacrifice.
Eid prayers were offered
at Eidgahs, mosques and open places amid tight security.
Ulema and Khateebs, in
their sermons, highlighted the significance and philosophy of sacrifice.
Special prayers offered for the progress, prosperity and integrity of the country,
unity of the 'Ummah', solution of their problems and liberation of occupied
Kashmir. After the Eid prayers, camels, cows, goats and sheep were sacrificed.
The tradition of the Eidul Azha festival also enjoins all those who can afford a sacrifice to do so and
to distribute the meat of the slaughtered animals to the needy, after keeping
their share in the sacrifice.
In Rawalpindi, the Eid
congregations held at various places including the historic Liaquat Bagh, Nawaz
Sharif Park Murree Road, Rawalpindi Medical College Ground, Jamia
Masjid-al-Azim Quaid-e-Azam Colony, Masjid Khalid Bin Majeed Pindora, Jamia
Masjid Wapda Colony Mareer Hassan, Jamia Masjid Farooq-e-Azam Girja Road, Jamia
Masjid Khulfa-e-Rashdeen Khayaban-e-Sir Syed, Jamia Masjid Umer bin Khatab
Dhoke Mustaqeem, Jamia Masjid Siddiquia Pathano Wali Mareer Hassan, Jamia
Masjid Talha Dhoke Mustqeem and Jamia Masjid Sufi Roshan Mohala Mohanpura.
In Masjid Aisha Siddiqa
Double Road, Masjid Madni Pindora and Jamia Islam Kashmir Road.Jamia Masjid Norani
Sabir Sarafa Bazaar, Masjid Madni New Shakeryal, Jamia Masjid Sufa Mazharabad
Colony, Jamia Masjid Al Farooq Sultanpura, Jamia Masjid Firdosia Dhoke Mangtal,
Jamia Masjid Taqwa Pindora, Jamia Masjid Al Falah 7th Road, Jamia Masjid Sardar
Khan Allam Iqbal Colony, Jamia Masjid Babul Islam Adyala Road, Jamia Masjid Al
Azhar Dhamial Road and Muhammadi Masjid New Katarian besides in Jamia Masjid
Hanfia Lalazar, Jamia Masjid Zeeshan
Dhoke Cahudrian Jamia
Masjid Baba Lal Shah Bukhari 22 Number Chungi, Jamia Masjid Zia-ul-Aloom D
Block Satellite Town, Masjid o Imam Bargah Bangah Colony, Markazi Jamia Masjid
Chaklala Scheme III.While in Markazi Eid Gah Gawalmandi, Jamia Masjid Roshan
Jhanda Cheechi, Jamia
Masjid Chup Shah
Chaklala, Markazi Eid Gah Tariqabad, Jamia Masjid Al Bushra Lalkurti, Jamia
Masjid Dar ul Islam Dhoke Hassu, Jamia Masjid Usmnia Dispensary Ground Tench,
Masjid Wali Asr Sadiqabad, Aqsa Park E- Block Satellite Town and Holy Family
Hospital.Jamia Masjid Bhoosa Mandi,Dar ul Aloom Faiz-ul-Quran Eid Gah
Road,Jamia Masjid Chungi Number 22 Rawalpindi Cannt.
Over 3,000 policemen were
deployed here under a comprehensive security plan chalked out for peaceful
observance of Eidul Azha.
Elite Force, Special Branch personnel
along with ladies police and police national volunteers performed security
duties while 607 Traffic Wardens and 22 inspectors were deployed to regulate
traffic during Eid prayers.
According to City Traffic Police
(CTP) spokesman, enhanced number of traffic wardens were deployed in Murree for
eid holidays aimed at facilitating the tourists. Punjab Emergency Service
(Rescue 1122) had deployed more than 400 rescuers on special duties during Eid
Solid Waste Management
Company spokesman, said that comprehensive cleanliness plan was finalized for
Eid-ul-Azha to get rid of entrails of animals, set up 200 points in the city.
He appealed the citizens to
cooperate with sanitation staff and refrain from throwing entrails of
sacrificial animals in streets and roads except the specific points from where
it could easily be removed and shifted to landfill site at Losar. Rawalpindi
Cantonment Board (RCB) said that 996 sanitary workers, sanitary inspectors and
supervisors, under Eid ul Azha cleanliness plan, are performing their duty in
Over 40 vehicles with a large
number of hand-carts will be used to remove garbage, entrails of animals and
offal from all Cantonment areas. It was
observed that butcher shops along Tulsa road and various other places
slaughtered animals along the road side which created traffic jams, creating
problems for the other commuters.