Muslims offer ‘Alvida Namaz’ with rich traditions and devotion
Jamshedpur, June 15 : East Singhbhum deputy commissioner Amit Kumar has ordered deployment of around 600 strong force of district police accompanied by Rapid Action Force (RAF) jawans at strategic locations in communally sensitive pockets of city especially in Mango, Sakchi,Jugsalai, Shastrinagar (in Kadma), Dhatkidih (in Bistupur), Masjid Road (in Golmuri) and Bhalubhasa (in Sitaramdera).Entry of heavy vehicles to city would be prohibited from 6 am till 11 pm tomorrow.
Pickets would be posted and round the clock patrolling done to maintain law and order, he said, adding peace committee meetings have been held with various communities, who have assured cooperation for peaceful observance of the festival.
�As per the orders the forces deployment would be from evening to morning along with deployment of 130 magistrates who would be doing vigil in communally sensitive. We have also held several rounds of meeting with peace committee meetings at all the police stations and their members would also be helping the administration,� said an official.
Muslims in the city today offered Jummat al Vida (last Friday of Ramdan) the AlvidaNamaz with traditions and harmony. Prayers were offered in all the Masjids of the city.
Muslims performmed, the faithful walk towards the mosque proclaiming aloud the glory and praise of Allah.
According to Islamic beliefs, when the faithful are on the way they are surrounded by the Angels and from the edges of the Ka�abah pours in blissful showers of mercy and forgiveness.
Muslims believe without any shadow of a doubt that the last Friday of Ramadan is the day for the acceptance of du�as (prayers).
With few days left the elderly people in the community along with the young lads helped in giving a facelift to the Masjids starting from cleaning the prayer hall, lighting, security and alloting spaces for stalls to distribute dry fruits, ajwaan, sheer Korma to accommodate and facilitate millions of devotees for celebrating this auspicious day in a grand manner. The end of Ramadan heralds the festival of Eid-ul-fitr.
Meanwhile, the Steel City is being decked up for the occasion Eid. Markets at Sakchi, Mango, Bistupur and Jugsalai are decked up with different types of goodies.
The people along with family comes out for shopping soon after breaking fast and are seen busy by buying shoes, suits, ready-made garments and other items for Eid.
Most of the shopping markets in Sakchi, Bistupur and Mango have artistically been decorated and illuminated with colorful lights and buntings to attract buyers especially during night.
Bulk of the shopping centers and fashionable markets have been flooded with domestic and foreign goods as shopkeepers have displayed varieties of ready-made garments, cloths, suits, shoes, cosmetics, eye-catching jewelry and quality three-piece-suits for youth that were rarely seen in the past in the lucrative markets of the city .