Silchar, May 13: After month-long fasting, Muslims, in Cachar district, in sync with the rest of the country and around the world would be gearing up for the holy festival of Eid-ul-fitr on Friday.
However, considering the constant surge of COVID-19 cases in the district, Cachar District Administration has urged people not to throng the mosques and Eidgah to offer their prayers on the holy occasion.
Cachar Deputy Commissioner Keerthi Jalli wished the devout Muslims on the festival of Eid-ul-fitr.
In a statement issued on Thursday, the Deputy Commissioner informed that the Government offices and religious across the district, along with other parts of the state have been ordered to remain closed for the next 15 days as a measure to contain the surge of COVID-19 cases. Hence, under the circumstances, the devout Muslims not to throng the mosques and perform the prayers by staying at their homes.