Holding of Seerat-un-Nabi conferences, taking out religious processions and holding other religious programmes marked the celebrations of Eid- Milad -un-Nabi the birth anniversary of Prophet Mohammed across Jammu region.
A religious procession was also taken out by the members of Muslim community in the city which passed through various markets and B C road.
With Islamic banners in their hands the processionists were raising pro-Islamic slogans. The authorities had made elaborate security arrangements enroute the procession.
On the occasion, a Serat -un-Nabi Conference was organized by Anjuman Islah-ul-Muslimeen at Eidgah Residency Road, Jammu in which a large number of devout Muslims drawn from different parts of Jammu participated.
Eid Milad-un-Nabi was celebrated at Kathua town also. The members of Muslim community assembled at Shaheed Bhagat Singh Park and raised the pro Nabi slogans and recalled the teachings of holy Quran and Prophet of Islam. The religious discourses were given by Haji Faqir Hussian Qazi. Later a religious process was taken towards Eidgah, Kathua.
Eid Milad-un-Nabi was celebrated with full religious fervor, gaiety and enthusiasm in erstwhile Doda district. On the occasion several programmes including recitation of Quran, Dars-e-Quraan, Dars-e-Hadees and Naat Khawani were held throughout Chenab Valley.
To celebrate the auspicious day the people gathered in their respective mosques and participated in the religious congregations and processions.
At Bhadarwah, the main function was held under the chairmanship of President Anjuman-e-Islamia Bhadarwah Pervaiz Ahmed Sheikh at historical Jamia Masjid Bhadarwah in which large number of devotees participated.
At Kishtwar a grand religious congregation on the occasion of Eid-Milad-Un-Nabi was held at Jamia Masjid Kishtwar.
A religious procession was also taken later which started from Jamia Masjid and after passing through various markets including Faridiya Chowk, Darbar-e-Asrariya, it culminated at Astaan-e-Bala.
Similar programmes were also held at Sartingal, Ramban Batote, Gool, Sangaldaan, Gandoh, Doda, Assar, Bhalla and other parts of erstwhile Doda district.
Grand religious progremmes were held in Poonch and Rajouri towns on the occasion of Eid-Milad -un-Nabi today.
In Mendhar, Poonch a religious procession was taken out in which a large number of Muslims drawn from different parts of the town and rural areas participated. Besides, the religious procession an Eid-Namaz was also performed by the members of Muslim community.
Eid Mailad -un -Nabi was also celebrated at Kotranka with great zeal and enthusiasm. Hundreds of people gathered at Eidgah Kotranka where Mufti Ghulam Mohi-ud-Din addressed gathering and threw light on teachings of Islam and Prophet Mohammed.