Special prayers were held in two different places in Jaffna to mark the Haj festival.
One religious get together was held at Jinna ground near Osmaniya College premises. People in the Muslim ward participated. Jaffna District Ulama President Maulavy R.H. Azeez delivered the sermon.
The other event was held at the Jaffna Municipal grounds, where the Muslims in the peninsula took part. It was organized by the Jaffna Thowjeeth. Al Sheik Mathany presided.