LAHORE - Showing full devotion and love with the Holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH), the entire Ummah will celebrate Eid Milad-un-Nabi (PBUH) all over the country with religious fervour and respect today (Tuesday).
The religious scholars and clerics will address different rallies and processions and will throw light on the life of Holy Prophet (PBUH).
Though there will be number of procession in the provincial capital but the biggest rally will be taken out from Lahore Railway Station and Samnabad. In Railway Station procession, large number of people including renowned politicians and leaders of different political and religious parties and schoolchildren will take part.
Barrister Sultan Mehmood, Ex-Prime Minster of Azad Jammu & Kashmir, PPP leader Jahangir Badr, Federal Minister Khawaja Saa’ad Rafiq, Khawaja Salman Rafiq, Federal Minister Ishaq Dar, Ghulam Mohayyuddin Dewan, Babar Butt, Sabeeha Al-Mashraqi and film star Habeeb and Hafiz Numan will also take part in the procession to be taken out from Lahore Railways Station.
Ambulances, scouts and volunteers and number of security personnel will provide their services to the main procession. Holding green flags and banners inscribed with different religious signs, the participants will be reciting ‘Naa’ats and Darood Shareef’.
The processions, through the streets of walled city, will reach at the shrine of Hazrat Data Gunj Bakash, the final destination. However, people living in walled city area, will welcome the procession and distribute various food items (Langar) and serve the participants will sweet and milk. At the end of the procession, the clerics and religious scholars will pray for the country and Ummah outside the shrine of Hazrat Data Gunj Bakhsh.
However, Sunni Ittihad Council (SIC) will observe it as a peaceful day in the country. Jamiat-Ulema-e-Pakistan leader Sahibzada Dr Abulkhair Zubair said the birthday of the Holy Prophet (PBUH) is being celebrated worldwide.
Tahafuz-e-Namoos-e-Risalat Mahaz President Allama Raza-e-Mustafa said that they felicitated the Ummah and particularly Pakistanis on Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi (PBUH). He said the Muslims would keep continue commemorating this special event till their death.