MNA Feature Desk: The holy Eid-e-Miladunnabi, marking the birth and demise of Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH), was observed in the country on Wednesday with due reverence and religious fervour.
Tens of thousands of Muslims with banners of different spiritual and social organizations like the Maizbhandar darbar and other spiritual hubs joined colouful street marches in the capital Dhaka and elsewhere in the country chanting praising the prophet for his role for the mankind.
On this day in 570, the 12th of Rabiul Awal of the Hijri calendar, Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH) was born in Makkah of Saudi Arabia with divine blessings and messages of peace for mankind.
President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina issued separate messages greeting the countrymen and Muslims across the globe coinciding with the occasion and sought eternal blessing for the people’s welfare alongside peace and harmony in the country and elsewhere in the world.
The day is a public holiday when the national flag was hoisted atop the government, semi-government, autonomous and private buildings and all the armed forces installations across the country.