What are you wearing this Eid?
The usual panjabi and pajama, but I have not started Eid shopping yet.
What is a ‘must cuisine’ for you on Eid day?
For me, hotchpotch (khichdi) with a delicious beef curry does wonders in the morning of Eid. And then there is the shemai of course.
Any special plans for Eid?
I have actually celebrated the last few Eids abroad - Shilong, Meghalaya with my near and dear ones, but this Eid I am planning on visiting my mother and father in Tangail with my family members. This is special to me.
Anyone special you will miss this Eid?
In the past, I loved spending the Eid day with my team, the boys and girls from ‘Arannyak’ and I would like to take this opportunity to wish them a prosperous Eid and a message for them and all- ‘Even amidst this celebration and happiness, don’t forget those who are poor and needy and cannot celebrate this holy occasion like you do and be generous to them.
What is your fondest memory of Eid?
The Eid days of my childhood, undoubtedly! I grew up in a village. I still remember how we used to wait for the month of Ramadan to end, with great enthusiasm, for the Eid day to come, and as the occasion would come to an end, it left behind a mark of agony.
Which was the best gift you have received on Eid?
Well I still haven’t received anything yet for this Eid but in all Eids I get a very nice pair of panjabi and fatua from my beyain.