Altaf Hamid Rao
MIRPUR (AJK): Nov. 30: All arrangements have been made across Azad Jammu & Kashmir to celebrate Eid Milad un Nabi (PBUH), on Friday, Dec. 1st, with religious zeal and fervor.
The highly sanctified day of Eid Milad un Nabi (PBUH) – the Birth Day of the last Holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him), will dawn with special prayers at Fajr, in the mosques throughout Azad Jammu Kashmir for the upholding and flourishing of Islam and the Islamic teachings, unity, solidarity, progress and welfare of the Muslim ummah, security and stability of Pakistan and Azad Jammu & Kashmir and for the liberation all the occupied Muslim homelands including occupied Palestine and the Indian-held Jammu & Kashmir.
The Eid Milad-un-Nabi (PBUH) processions will be taken out and ‘Mahaafil-e-Milad’ will be held in all small and major towns and cities across Azad jammu Kashmir to celebrate the sacred day. Major ceremonies comprising ‘Mahafil-e-Milad’ will be held to celebrate the day with fullest religious devotion and respect at the capital city of Muzaffarabad as well as in Mirpur, Kotli, Bagh, Rawalakot, Palandri, Bhimber, Jhelum valley (Hattiyan Bala), Haveili and Neelam valley districts and other tehsil headquarters, towns and villages throughout the liberated territory.
Religious scholars and other speakers will pay glorious tributes to the last prophet – Hazrat Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him) for His great and remarkable services for giving a right direction to the humanity through conveying and flourishing the message of Allah Almighty particularly for the Muslim ummah besides upholding of the teachings of Islam.
Meanwhile, roads, streets and round-abouts at all small and major cities, towns and villages in AJK have been beautifully decorated with green flags and multicolor lights to mark the Jashan-e-Eid Milad un Nabi (PBUH) with deep-rooted loved, respect and honour for the last Prophet – Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him). All private and public buildings have also been decorated with the colorful lights on the eve of the Eid Milad un Nabi (PBUH).
In Mirpur various Eid Milad un Nabi (PBUH) processions and rallies will be taken out from various parts of the city and other parts of the district, which will be the hallmark of the sacred day. All the processions will later join the main procession to be taken out from Markazi Jamia Mosque Allama Iqbal Road under the auspices of Markazi Milad un Nabi (PBUH) Committee, Mirpur at 9.00 in the morning, Muhammad Riaz Alam Advocate, Chairman Markazi Milad Committee Mirpur told reporters on Wednesday while unveiling the Eid Milad un Nabi programs in the district.
A large number of people from all walks of life will join the procession to celebrate the birth day of Sarwar-e-Konain, Hatim-un-Nabaeen Hazrat Muhammad Mustafa (PBUH) with full religious enthusiasm and devotion. Ulema and scholars will address the participants of the Milad processions at various places on the route of the Milaad procession to pay glorious tributes to the Hazrat Muhammad Mustafa (PBUH).
Sabeels of milk and soft drinks will be set up by various organizations along the entire routes of the Milaad processions in the city and rest of the district. Cooked food will be distributed among the people including poor, orphans and down trodden to mark the jubilation over the sacred day of Eid Milad un nabi (PBUH).