MULTAN-The hymns of Darood-o-Salaam filled the environment with a mystic zeal as the citizens celebrated Eid Miladun Nabi (SAWW), the 12th of Rabiul Awwal, with religious fervour in entire South Punjab region on Friday.
Holding green flags and waving buntings, the faithful brought out processions in Multan, Bahawalpur, Dera Ghazi Khan, Vehari, Layyah, Mailsi, Lodhran, Muzaffargarh and Rajanpur areas and marched on the roads. Attire in Arabic dresses, the children and youth rode camels to represent Arabic culture and paid homage to the Holy Prophet (SAWW). The faithful turned the roads, streets, bazaars and buildings green with flags and buntings.
The event past peacefully as strict security arrangements were made by the law enforcing agencies in Multan and adjoining areas. Almost all city markets, roads and streets were decorated with green buntings and illuminated in the night. The citizens installed replicas of Bait Ullah, Masjid-e-Nabvi and Shrine of the Holy Prophet. Dozens of na’at congregations were arranged by the citizens and different religious as well as social organizations across the district, which were attended by a large number of citizens. The historical Eid Milad procession was brought out by Anjuman-e-Islamiya Multan that ended at Hussain Agahi Chowk after taking a round of different parts of the city. Similarly, other Ahle Sunnat outfits also took out processions from different areas of Multan. Heavy police contingents were deployed in entire city to avert any untoward incident. The citizens exhibited sectarian harmony and facilitated the processions.