Eid-e-Miladunnabi being observed across country
The country is observing the holy Eid-e-Miladunnabi today, marking the anniversary of birth and demise of Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be upon Him) amid massive religious festivity and fervor.
President M Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina issued separate statements greeting the countrymen and Muslims across the globe on this occasion, seeking eternal blessings for the people’s welfare alongside peace and harmony in the country and elsewhere in the globe.
The day is a public holiday.
Like previous years, different social, cultural, religious, spiritual, armed forces division, political organisations and different state-run organisations including the Islamic Foundation (IF) have chalked out elaborate programmes to mark the day.
Bangladesh Television (BTV) and Bangladesh Radio are broadcasting special programmes highlighting the importance of the day. The Shishu Academy also organised special events for children marking the day.
IF published special supplement while the national flag has been hoisted in government, semi-government, autonomous, private buildings and all the armed forces installations across the country.
Moreover, the National Flag and ‘Kaliya Teayiba’ written banner has also been hoisted in the important traffic zones of Dhaka city and the light posts.
Various organisations at upazila level hold discussions, milad and doa mahfil highlighting the life of the Prophet.
On this occasion of Eid-e-Miladunnabi, special diets are being served to all hospitals, prisons, old aged homes, government child welfare and different rehabilitation centres.
Tight security arrangements were taken across the country to ensure a peaceful celebration of the Eid-e-Miladunnabi.