Bangladesh Jeweller's Association (BAJUS) has decided to keep close all jewellery shops across the country on Monday marking the Maha Ashtami.
The Hindu community of the country will celebrate the Maha Ashtami on Monday on the third day of the five-day Durga Puja.
The organization announced the decision in a press release on Sunday.
The main attraction of Maha Ashtami is Kumari Puja where a pre-pubescent girl is worshipped as "Mother Goddess."
The five-day festival began on Saturday with the incarnation (Bodhon) of the Goddess Durga on the day of Maha Shashti.
This year, Durga Puja will be celebrated in 32,168 mandaps across the country which is 50 more than the last year.
BDST: 1433 HRS, OCT 2, 2022