Eid-e-Miladunnabi observed amid religious fervor
The holy Eid-e-Miladunnabi, marking the anniversary of the birth and death of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him), was celebrated in the country today with the requisite religious fervor and feast .
Thousands of Muslims carrying banners from different spiritual and social organizations like the Maizbhandar Darbar and other spiritual centers joined colorful street marches in the capital Dhaka and elsewhere in the country
highlighting the Prophet’s teachings on universal peace and harmony.
On this day in 570 – the 12 Rabiul Awal of the Hijri calendar – Hazrat Muhammad (pbuh) was born in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, with divine blessings and messages of peace for mankind.
Various governmental and non-governmental organizations, including the Islamic Foundation (IF), have developed elaborate programs to mark the day.
To mark this day, the Islamic Foundation (IF) has developed a fortnightly program, which began today.
Minister of State for Religious Affairs Md Faridul Haque Khan inaugurated the 15-day program at the city’s Baitul Mukarram National Mosque.
The programs include religious sermons, doa mahfi and milad, seminars, an exhibition of Islamic calligraphy and posters based on the life of Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (pbuh), Islamic cultural contests and recitations.
of the holy Quran and poems about it.
The 15-day Islamic Book Fair began today at the premises of the National Mosque to mark the anniversary of the birth and death of the last and last Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH).
Some 50 Islamic missions and seven imam training academies also developed various programs to mark the day.
In addition, Qurankhwani, doa mahfil and special prayers were held at the Mausoleum of Bangabandhu Nation Father Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in Tungipara in Gopalganj District, marking the day.
The Maizbhandar Spiritual Center also took on various programs to mark the day. He organized a discussion titled “The Importance of Eid-e-Miladunnabi” at 9 am in Mahanagar Natyamancha in the Gulistan district of the city and published a
Jashne Julush (rally) at noon from the venue.
Minister of State for Religious Affairs Md Faridul Haque Khan addressed the discussion as guest of honor under the chairmanship of outgoing head of the Islamic spiritual center Syed Saifuddin Ahmed Maizbhandari.
The traditional colorful “Jasne Julush” gatherings under the auspices of different organizations, including Anjuman-E-Rahmania Mainia Maizbhandaria, were organized from Matshya Bhaban to the Institution of Engineers.
Khulna University of Engineering and Technology (KUET) also followed different programs, including the hoisting of the national flag and the holding of talks and doa mahfil, marking Eid-e-Miladunnabi.
KUET Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr Quazi Sazzad Hossain joined the discussion at the university’s central mosque after Asr’s prayer.
To mark the day, Bangladesh Television (BTV) and Bangladesh Betar broadcast special programs and various national dailies published supplements highlighting the importance of the day.