Rawalpindi—As Eid Milad-un-Nabi is approaching fast, city is beautifully being decorated and the preparations are in full swing to celebrate the birth of holy prophet Hazrat Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him) in a befitting manner and with religious fervour.
The roads, streets and buildings in the town are being decorated by the faithful with colourful lights and buntings.
A number of programmes are being chalked out to celebrate the birth of Holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH) with great reverence and devotion. Different Naat committees in the city are organizing Naat competitions to celebrate 12 Rabi-ul-Awal.
Like every year, the government and religious organizations have planned a number of activities to celebrate the annual event. Eid Milad-un-Nabi would be observed with religious fervor and respect on December, 12 (Monday).
As a tradition, Milad-un-Nabi processions would be held in all areas of the town.
Strict Security arrangements would be made to ensure the security of the processions of Eid Milad-un-Nabi.
Punjab government has directed to all District and Tehsil administration officers to take strict security measures in this regard. In this connection, the main procession of Milad-un-Nabi will start in the morning from Bunni Chowk and after passing from Circular road, Waris Khan, Murree road, Committee Chowk, Iqbal road, Fowara Chowk, Raja Bazaar, will culminate at central Jamia Mosque Rawalpindi.
The district administration is finalizing plan for the security of the faithful on the occassion.
The entry of Tractor trollies, trucks and other heavy vehicles would be prohibited at the route of the main procession.
It has also been decided that Ulema and people belonging to all sects of life would play their role in maintaining law and order and would foil nefarious designs of the miscreants.
The city district government would set up a control room for the surveillance of the processions and reviewing security arrangements.