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Shab-e-Baraat celebrated with religious fervour, gaiety in Kashmir

Shab-e-Baraat celebrated with religious fervour, gaiety in Kashmir

Srinagar, Apr 21 (UNI) Shab-e-Baraat was celebrated with religious fervour and gaiety in the Kashmir valley, where people joined night-long prayers in mosques, shrines, Jamia Masjids and other places.

Lakhs of people, including women and children, joined night-long prayers in Kashmir valley and Ladakh region, where Islamic scholars and Ulmas highlighted the importance of the night.

The main congregations in the Valley were held at Hazratbal shrine, which houses the Holy Relic of Prophet Muhammad on the banks of Dal Lake, and historic Jamia Masjid.

Thousands of people from different parts of Kashmir valley joined the night-long prayers at Hazratbal, where authorities had made arrangements for devotees. Similar congregations were also held at historic Jamia Masjid, Jehab Saheb Soura, Shehree Kailashpora, Asaar Shareif Pinjoora, shrine of Hazrat Syed Abdul Qadir Jeelani, Mehboob-ul-Aalam, Sheikh Nooruddin Wali, Syed Sahib Sonawar and Hazrat Sheikh Dawood.

Night-long prayers were also held in all mosques and other religious places in the valley. People in Leh, Kargil, Drass and other places in Ladakh region also joined Shab-e-Baraat prayers.


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