Last-minute Eid shopping reaches peak

With the beginning of the closing countdown to Eid-ul-Fitr, the town dwellers are rechecking in searching malls so that they never skip anything at the final moment.

Folks ended up seen having fun with Dhaka no cost of its normal targeted visitors congestion on Saturday as most of the homebound holidaymakers left for their hometowns now to rejoice Eid with their people.

Eid purchasers in quite a few browsing malls and markets advised this correspondent that the final-moment purchasing was not that painstaking for them.

Mahmudur Rahman Palash, a banker from Banasree area, was getting pajama from an outlet at Bashundhara Metropolis Shopping Mall.

He mentioned, “I am a past-minute purchaser. I did not store early to skip the fast paced site visitors. Now Dhaka is practically no cost from site visitors jams and I have arrive to the shopping mall to purchase products and solutions of my preference.”

Immediately after the iftar in the evening, adult males and women were being witnessed acquiring matching extras like jewelry, cosmetics and makeup items, and mehendi (henna) from several shops across the town.

“My fingers search so quite with henna artwork. I appreciate sporting mehendi on any event,” Dhaka College student Tinni mentioned even though chatting to the Each day Sun.

Silvi Raihan, a housewife, was buying cosmetics goods from a store on the floor ground of Bashundhara Town.

“I’ve no extra buying still left other than some make-up things. It is an important section of a woman’s purchasing,” she said with a wide smile on her face.

Children ended up also active getting sun shades, caps, bangles, nail polish and significantly additional.

“My mother is by now done with the Eid shopping for the family customers. I am just obtaining bangles matching my Eid costume,” Tashfia Islam, a shopper, stated at Farmgate.

Festivity is in the air. Not only Muslims, but persons from other religions are also having fun with the festivity.

Dilip Kumar Saha went to Elephant Street to invest in make-up products and shoes for his daughter who has planned to take a look at her Muslim friends on Eid.

“Happiness has no faith,” he smiled and explained. 

Sadia Shikder, a salesperson at Wholesale Club Limited at Jamuna Future Park, reported they even now be expecting a massive crowd till ‘Chand raat’ (the evening right before Eid).

Quite a few Eid customers have been identified acquiring attar, jaynamaj (prayer mat), surma and tupi in distinct retailers throughout the city.

“Price of attar has amplified this 12 months. Still I will get a bottle of attar at it spreads a fragrance of holiness,” Kamruzzaman Sohel, a shopper, said at Baitul Mukarram market.

Fragrance and tupi store owner Zakir Hossain mentioned that London Magnet, Jannatul Ferdous, Rajonigandha, Bakul and Beli perfumes are getting sold at the most affordable charges this time. Each tola of attar prices Tk 100 to 200.