Shab-e-Barat tomorrow night, DMP bans crackers

Holy Shab-e-Barat, the night of fortune and forgiveness, will be observed across the country tomorrow night with due religious fervour.

Muslim devotees will offer special prayers, recite from the holy Quran, hold milad, zikr and perform other religious rituals throughout the night, seeking divine blessings for the wellbeing of mankind.

They will also visit the graves of their relatives and Muslim saints and distribute sweets and homemade food among the poor, their neighbours, friends and relatives.

According to Muslim belief, Shab-e-Barat is the night when Allah arranges the affairs of the following year. On Shab-e-Barat, Allah writes the destinies of all the creations for the coming year by taking into account their past deeds.

On this exalted night, Muslims pray to Allah both in preparation for the holy month of Ramadan and seeking forgiveness of their sins.

DMP bans crackers

Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) imposed a restriction on carrying of all types of explosives and crackers as well as explosion of firecrackers in the capital ahead of holy Shab-e-Barat.

DMP enforced the ban under the Section 28 of the Dhaka Metropolitan Police Ordinance-1976 (Ord. No. III of 1976), aiming to maintain the sanctity of the night so that it can be observed peacefully, according to a DMP news release yesterday.

The restriction will come into force from 6:00pm Thursday to 6:00am Friday.

The restriction will come into force from 6:00pm Thursday to 6:00am Friday.


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