Holy Eid-e-Miladunnabi, the day of birth and demise of Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (SM), is being observed in the country today with due religious solemnity.
On this day in 570, the 12th of Rabiul Awal of the Hijri calendar, Muhammad (SM) was born in Makkah of Saudi Arabia with divine blessings and messages of peace for mankind. He also passed away on the same day.
The day is a public holiday.
Muslims across the country will offer special prayers marking the day.
Different religious and socio-cultural organisations, political parties, mosques and madrasas have drawn up elaborate programmes on the occasion. The programmes include milad mahfil, discussion and Quran Khawani
Meanwhile, President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina have issued separate massages greeting the country’s people and Muslims across the world on the occasion of Eid-e-Miladunnabi.