Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi (SAW) celebrated with religious fervor
Srinagar: Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi (SAW) was celebrated with religious fervour across Jammu and Kashmir on Friday amid COVID-19 pandemic with largest day-long religious gatherings held at the revered shrine of Hazratbal where the Holy Relic of Prophet Muhammad (SAW) was displayed for the devotees after every prayer of the day.
Thousands of devotees thronged Dargah Hazratbal for congregational Friday prayers and had glimpses of the Holy Relic.
The official said that special arrangements were put in place for the devotees to celebrate the day and special attention was paid to COVID-19 protocols to ensure social distancing and other SOPs at various shrines including Hazratbal and other revered shrines across Jammu and Kashmir.
The day marks the birth anniversary of the Prophet Muhammad (SAW) and is observed annually on the 12th day of Rabi-ul-Awal-the third month of the Islamic calendar.
The official said that religious processions, special prayer meetings, and Seerat Conferences were organized across Jammu and Kashmir to celebrate the day.