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Eid Milad-un-Nabi (SAW) was celebrated with religious zeal and fervour here on Monday in Taxila.

All the roads, streets, houses, buildings, shopping malls, mosques were illuminated with colourful lights and buntings.

Similarly, the government and semi-government buildings and offices were also decorated beautifully.

The main procession was taken out from Railway Crossing  which passed through its traditional routes  and culminated at Sara-e-Kala Choawk  the starting point amid foolproof security and fully organised by Local administration.

Various Eid Milad-un-Nabi processions were taken out in various parts of the city.

The participants were holding models of ‘Khana Kaaba’ and ‘Masjid-e-Nabvi’ besides reciting ‘Naat’ and ‘Qirat’.

Different ‘Naat’ and ‘Milad’ committees arranged ‘Naat’ and ‘Qirat’ competitions in almost all the areas.

The participants were awarded with  prizes and other gifts from Assistant Commissioner Taxila Shahid Imran Marth and Town Municiple Administrator Qamar Zeeshan in front of Municipal Office Taxila,also welcome the Participants of Jaloose with Members Peace Committee.

Religious scholars and Ulema highlighted the significance of the day and urged the people to follow the Sunnah of Hazrat Muhammad (SAW) to achieve success in life and the hereafter.

People set up ‘langars’ and ‘sabeels’ at different points of procession routes on the occasion, whereas sweet was also served among the devotees.

Tight security arrangements were made by police following the instructions of City Police Officer (CPO) Israr Ahmed Khan Abbasi by deputing  policemen to avoid any toward incident.

The participants of the processions were passed through walk through gates to avoid any untoward incident.

No person was allowed to stand on rooftops of the buildings along the routes.

City Traffic Police diverted all the traffic on alternative routes to facilitate the participants of the processions as per traffic plan announced by Chief Traffic Officer (CTO) Yousaf Ali Shahid.

Rescue-1122 remained on high alert to meet any emergency.  As many as 400 rescuers were deployed on the occasion.


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