Eid –e- Miladunabi, the birth and demise day of the Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (SM) was observed here on Sunday(Nov.10) organized by the district administration and local Islamic Foundation.
A colorful rally carrying banners and festoons was brought out in the town ignoring the rain and chilly weather due to cyclonic storm ’Bulbul’.
After the rally a discussion meeting on the life and teachings of the prophet was held at the conference room of DC of Faridpur.
It was chaired by DD of Islamic Foundation, Shaikh Akramul Haque while DC Atul Sarkar was the chief guest
Speakers addressing the gathering stressed the need for avoiding dogmatism in Islam and present the true picture of Islam and the Prophet's teachings. They also stressed to infuse the true spirit of Islam among the young generation where there is no place of militancy and extremism. They also paid rich tributes to the Prophet and urged upon all to follow his ideals for the betterment of whole mankind.
The chief guest in his speech said that peaceful co-existence of all religions is an important ingredient Islam where there is no killing and destruction of civilization as it is observed in some places in the world.
It was addressed among others by Additional Police Super Zamal Pasha, ADC(Rev) Mohammad Aslam Molla, ADC (Edu & ICT) Shaikh Md. Humayun Kabir, Mowlana Abul Kalam Azad, Mowlana Mufti Zafar Ahmed and Mowlana Mahfuzur Rahman.
Later on a Doa and Milad Mahfil was also held at the same venue.