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Eid Milad-un-Nabi preparations in full swing

September 23, 2023

Rawalpindi:Like other parts of the country, preparations to celebrate Eid ‘Milad-Un-Nabi’ (PBUH) are in full swing in Rawalpindi Division as ‘Milad-Un-Nabi’ would be celebrated with religious fervour and reverence on September 29 (Friday).

Rawalpindi city is beautifully being decorated and all the arrangements are being finalised to celebrate the birth of Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH) in a befitting manner and with religious fervour. The roads, streets and buildings in the division are being decorated by the faithful with colourful lights and buntings.

A number of programmes are being chalked out to celebrate the birth of the Holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH) with great reverence and devotion. Different ‘Naat’ committees in the city are organising ‘Naat’ competitions to celebrate 12 ‘Rabi-ul-Awal’.

Like every year, the government and religious organisations have planned several activities to celebrate the annual event. As a tradition, ‘Milad-un-Nabi’ processions would be held in all areas of Rawalpindi city.

Strict security arrangements would be made to ensure the security of the processions of ‘Eid Milad-un-Nabi’. The Punjab government has directed all the district and tehsil administration officers to take strict security measures in this regard.

In this connection the main procession of ‘Milad-Un-Nabi’ would start in the morning from Bunni Chowk Rawalpindi and after passing from Circular Road, Waris Khan, Murree Road, Committee Chowk, Iqbal Road, Fowara Chowk, Raja Bazaar, would end at central Jamia Mosque.

The district administration is finalising a plan for the security of the faithful on ‘Eid Milad-Un-Nabi’. The entry of tractor-trolleys, trucks and other heavy vehicles would be prohibited at the route of the main procession.

Ulema and people belonging to different sects of life have also been urged to play their role in maintaining law and order to foil the nefarious designs of the miscreants. The city district government would set up a control room for the surveillance of the processions and reviewing security arrangements.