Eid preparations across the globe - in pictures

01:03 PM | 17 Jul, 2015
Eid preparations across the globe - in pictures
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Every year, cities even in the most populous Muslim-majority countries wear a deserted look in empty every year at the end of Ramazan, as people travel to their hometowns and villages to celebrate Eidul Fitr with their families.

Have a look at the mass exodus of people leaving for their native areas.

 

Bangladesh

1Passengers climb onto the roof of an overcrowded train at a railway station in Dhaka.–AP

Indonesia

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Eid rush at Senen train station in Jakarta.–AP

3Passengers disembark from a ship at Surabaya port in eastern Java.–AFP

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A family rests at a petrol station in Malang during a 10-hour journey by motorcycle from Bali to their hometown.–AFP

 

Palestine

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A Palestinian barber cuts hair of a customer at his shop in Nablus, West Bank.–EPA

 

Bangladesh

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An overloaded ferry in Dhaka, Bangladesh, packed with thousands of workers who are leaving for their hometowns.–Demotix/Corbis

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Travellers cram onto a train in Dhaka.–AFP

 

Malaysia

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Lemang, glutinous rice stuffed in bamboo sticks, is prepared over a charcoal fire in Kuala Lumpur.–AP

 

Pakistan

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A bus leans with the weight of passengers in Lahore.–EPA

11Bracelets for sale in Karachi, ahead of Eidul Fitr.–EPA