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Eid mood still persists in Sylhet

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Sylhet Bureau :
The government and private offices opened on Sunday after a long vacation on the occasion of the Eid-ul-Fitr. A festive mood was prevailing at most of the offices. Officials and employees were seen exchanging Eid greetings and hugging one another. However, low attendance of staff was witnessed in the offices as many officers and employees did not return till Sunday and Monday. Officials said this situation would continue for the next couple of days.
Many people, especially the teenagers, are still enjoying the festivity of the Eid in the city. Those who joined in the work place on Sunday were busy with exchange of conversations with colleagues and Eid greetings. Eid joy in almost all the offices including Bangladesh Bank Sylhet Office, Court Building, Sylhet Customs, Railway, District Administration Office, Sylhet City Corporation.
Although the presence of the judges in the court building was normal, the presence of lawyers was less. There was less presence in the railway office. But all the sections are kept open. Sylhet Railway officials joined the work All the banks opened in Agrabad, a commercial area of Sylhet. However, many private offices are still closed.
Before the Eid, the banks were opened in special system. So the very first day of opening the bank was not seen in the crowd.

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