Mawlid

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Mawlid

 

(Mawlud Milad), a Muslim religious holiday celebrating the birthday of the prophet Muhammad. The mawlid was established in the tenth and 11th centuries. It is observed on the 12th day of Rabi al-awwal, the third month of the Muslim lunar calendar.

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MULTAN -- Ulema from all schools of thought announced here Tuesday to celebrate Jashn-e-Eid Milad Un Nabi (Peace Be Upon Him) with unity and enthusiasm and to observe unity week from Rabiul Awwal 12-17 (Nov 21-26) to defeat conspiracies of anti-Islam elements.
In Karachi 5000 security men will be deployed for the security of central procession of Eid Milad un Nabi.
Administrations of Islamabad and Rawalpindi had made elaborate security arrangements for Eid Milad un Nabi celebrations.
He said that Milad un Nabi (SAW) processions be monitored through CCTV.
He said, strict security arrangements would be made for Eid Milad un Nabi.
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, Mohammad Riaz Alam Advocate, Chairman Markazi Milad Committee Mirpur told reporters on Wednesday.
Over 2000 cops besides Traffic Wardens, Punjab Constabulary, Elite Force, Special Branch, Mohafiz Squad, Ladies Police personnel and volunteers would provide security cover to the main Eid Milad un Nabi procession of Rawalpindi city.
All these references indicate the importance of Eid Milad un Nabi for Muslims.
Refuting any threat alert regarding Eid Milad un Nabi in the Provincial Capital Quetta DIG Cheema said, we didn't receive any security alert but there are information regarding presence of a suicidal in Quetta.
He said that traffic police was also finalizing comprehensive traffic plan for Milad day to facilitate the road users whereas peace committees were activated to create awareness for maintaining law and order on Eid Milad un Nabi.
LAHORE -- Eid Milad Un Nabi, the birthday of the Holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad, (Peace Be Upon Him) was celebrated with religious fervour and enthusiasm in the Punjab capital on Friday.
Large banners and gigantic billboards were displayed across the city by people and religious scholars in connection with Eid Milad un Nabi (SAW) celebrations which are a week ahead.