On Friday 2nd December, people from across the country celebrated Eid-Milad-Un-Nabi – the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). The birthday of the prophet falls on 12th Rabi-Ul-Awwal which is also the third month of the Islam’s lunar calendar.
Several notable places along with many homes and streets across Pakistan were well-lit including shrines, mosques, and landmarks.
Every year, the occasion is celebrated across the world in the same manner. In Pakistan, people also distribute sweets and food in their neighborhoods to show their happiness during this religious festival.
This year’s Eid Milad-Un-Nabi was no different from last year. Here are some of the best decorations from around Pakistan.
Religious rallies across Pakistan
There was also a manner of fireworks in various places in the cities. Live naat programs both on national TV and around the cities in various venues also took place which kept everyone busy with the celebrations that come with this religious event.
Apart from decorations around the country, several religious rallies were also seen on the streets of major cities of Pakistan including Islamabad, Lahore, Karachi, and Multan. People wore religious attires and even beautified their livestock with various clothing items and other things.
Eid Milad-Un-Nabi is recognized as national holidays in many of the Muslim countries except a few like Qatar and Saudi Arabia.
It is also one of the most favorites of days for Sufi poets around the world who write about their love for the Prophet (PBUH) adding, even more, color and flavor to the event.