“Cemeteries were thronged at the first day of Eid al Fitr”
BATMAN - After performing Eid al Fitr prayer people in Batman thronged the cemeteries to visit their families and relatives.
Citizens in Batman went to cemeteries after performing Eid al fitr prayer. Cemetery of Karşıyaka and other cemeteries in the city were thronged by citizens who wanted to visit their relatives.
Citizens of Batman who visited the cemeteries recited Quran and prayed.
Affected people in the cemeteries said that,” they long for their beloved relatives that they have a feast without them.”
Hayrettin Velioğlu older brother of Hizbullah leader Hüseyin Veliolğlu visited his brother in the cemetery as well, expressed his feelings that,” Today is Eid al fitr. We gather here at the grave of our martyred Guide and Leader. He is also visited on every Thursdays and Feasts days by his followers. We as being his brothers and family get ready to greet the visitors here. On every day of the feast his graveside never remains out of visitors. It has been 15 years we gather here to celebrate the feasts here.”
M. Salih Çelik one of the visitors in the cemetery said that,” We have started our visits from the cemetery as we do at every Feasts.
Bilal Gültekin one of the other visitors remarked that,” Every Feast we firstly visit our martyrs. May Allah doesn’t deprive us from their intercession. Next, we visit the graveside of our relatives. Then we pay visit to our relatives and neighbors.
“May God redound our Feasts to a salvation and unity for Muslims”
Saying that,” We want to start the celebration the feast by remembering the death first.” Yakup Nart said that, “We first come to the cemeteries to visit our deceased relatives. We wish this Feast redounds to a salvation and unity for Muslims in the world. I hope we will see more blessing Feasts. I celebrate the Eid al Fitr of Islamic world.
Saying that,” By visiting the martyrs’ gravesides, we wish for gaining the martyrs’ intercession and Allah’s sake,” Sehmuz Altınok said that,” As we are young who set our hearts to our cause we all know that if we breathe freely in this region on these lands that’s all by courtesy of these martyrs that sacrificed their lives for our cause. We try to do our best to get their intercession. We know how high the martyrs’ rank. Due to this we pay visits to their gravesides regularly to get God’s sake. May Allah help all family members and followers left behind by martyrs. We believe that we live freely owing to their blood shed on our cause. (ILKHA)