Jamshedpur: The city police today conducted flag march in view of Eid Milad-un-Nabi, the birth anniversary of Prophet Mohammad which will be celebrated in the city tomorrow. Police officials informed that over 600 police personnel have been deployed in view of the celebration.
The Muslim populated areas like Jugsalai, Mango and Sakchi are decked up with religious flags and hording. Leading religious scholars would highlight the life of the Holy Prophet in different congregations.The Muslim community will organise a procession that will culminate at Dhatkidih in Bistupur.
“We celebrate this day expressing our love for the Prophet. We believe whoever is in love with the Prophet will be loving towards other human beings too,� said FazalKhan as he presided a meeting organised to give final touches to the religious procession. He said that tomorrow�s event would be historic and a team of 400 activists has been trained to control the traffic movement in the city tomorrow.
People from Azadnagar, Jugsalai, Golmuri, Bistupur, Shastrinagar, Kitadih, Makadmpurwill join procession and will lead to SakchiAamgbagan.
” We will focus on the procession and it was not possible for us to provide security at every part of the city,” he said.
It may be mentioned that born in 570 AD, Mohammad is believed to be the last Prophet of Islam, one of the most widespread religions of the world. The Muslim era is said to have begun with his emigration from Mecca to Medina in 622 A.D., the year of the Hizra.
He described himself as the messenger of God and is said to have received ‘Koran, the holy text of the Islamic faith, from the Almighty at the age of 40. Several years later, he returned to Mecca, where the ‘Kaaba’ was established as the goal of pilgrimage for Islamic devotees.