Dhaka, Thursday   25 April 2019

Eid-e-Miladunnabi Wednesday

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 06:39 PM, 20 November 2018   Updated: 06:39 PM, 20 November 2018



Holy Eid-e-Miladunnabi, marking the birth and demise of Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (pbuh), will be observed in the country on Wednesday with due religious solemnity.

On this day in 570, the 12th of Rabiul Awal of the Hijri calendar, Muhammad (pbuh) 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.

The Muslims across the country will join special prayers marking the day.

Various religious and socio-cultural organizations and political parties, mosques and madrasahs, including Islamic Foundation, have chalked out elaborate programs, including milad mahfil, discussion and Qurankhwani, on the occasion.

Bangladesh Betar, Bangladesh Television and other satellite TV channels and radio stations will air special programs highlighting the significance of the day.

President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina issued separate messages greeting the country's people and Muslims across the world.