Islamabad - The stalls of henna and bangles, most demanded items of Eid-ul-Fitr, are nowadays being witnessed everywhere particularly in busy markets and bazaars of the city.

As the festival of Eid comes closer, the stalls of beautifully designed colourful bangles, jewellery and henna in the markets of Rawalpindi have been set up which are attracting female customers. Women begin their preparing for Eid-ul-Fitr many days before the Eid and start shopping as the Ramazan begins and especially buy bangles, henna, jewellery, cosmetics and other items. It is an old tradition that women and girls wear bangles to express their joy on Eid. There are a large number of such stalls in the twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi, particularly in busy markets including Saddar Bazaar, Chota Bazaar, Moti Bazaar, Commercial Market, Sadiqabad, Rehmanabad, Banni Market and several others markets.

The young girls are very much interested in buying matching bangles with the colours of their Eid dresses, while many of them rush towards henna stalls to embellish their hands before the arrival of Eid-ul-Fitr.