Lucknow: Today Eid-ul-Fitr is being celebrated across Uttar Pradesh with lot of enthusiasm. On this day, the Muslims n large numbers went down to the Eidgah in Aisbagh to offer prayers. Also, this time the women were also allowed to offer Namaz at the Aishbag Eidgah.
As per reports, separate arrangements were made for the female devotees to offer their maiden prayers for peace and harmony. Also, security has been beefed up in and around the city to avoid any untoward incident from taking place during the celebrations.
Prayers were held in mosques at Kanpur, Agra, Moradabad, Bareilly, Firozabad and Budayun.
On the occasion, Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik and Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav extended greetings to the Muslim community.
BSP Supremo Mayawati also greeted the Muslim on the occasion of Eid and said that without peace, good law and order, the society and the nation cannot prosper.