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Sholakia Eidgah Maidan

Sholakia is a locality near Kishoreganj town in Bangladesh. It is famous for its Eidgah where the largest congregation of Eid prayer in Bangladesh is held on the occasion of Eid ul-Fitr, the day of celebration after the Ramadan, the month of fasting.400,000 people join the prayer on every Eid. The Eidgah, on the bank of river Narosunda is reported to be 7 acres (2.8 ha) in size, accommodating 250 rows or about 150,000 participants for every congregation. An equal number of participants take part in the prayer using the fields, roads, and courtyards around the Eidgah.

How To Go

After reaching Kishoreganj by intercity train from Dhaka in the morning and evening, one can reach Sholakia Eidgah Maidan by renting a rickshaw for only Tk 15/20. Also from the Sayedabad bus stand non-AC other super, travel, Isha Khan bus service fare is Rs. 220 / - and AC travel bus fare is 400 / - and from the Mohakhali bus stand non-AC other, other classic bus fare is Rs. 220 / -. Devotees from different districts gathered at the historic Sholakia Maidan in reserve buses. After the prayers, they left by bus.