The holy Eid-e-Miladunnabi, marking the anniversary of the birth and the demise of Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be upon Him), was observed in the country today with religious festivity and fervour.
Many members of different spiritual and social organisations joined several isolated street marches in the capital and elsewhere in the country chanting praises of the prophet for his role for the mankind.
On this day in 570 (the 12th of Rabiul Awal of the Hijri calendar) Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH) was born in Makkah, Saudi Arabia with divine blessings and messages of peace for mankind.
Different government and non-government organisations, including the Islamic Foundation (IF), chalked out elaborate programmes to mark the day.
President M Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina have greeted the countrymen and Muslims across the world on the occasion of the holy Eid-e-Miladunnabi, the birth anniversary of Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH).
The day is a public holiday.