Mehraj-ul-Alam celebrated with religious fervour, gaiety
Srinagar: Mehraj-ul-Alam was celebrated with religious fervour and gaiety across the Kashmir Valley on Thursday. Thousands of devotees thronged the shrines and masjids during the day and offered special prayers.
The biggest congregation was held at Hazratbal shrine located on the banks of the Dal Lake here. Devotees thronged the shrine during the course and offered the prayers at the shrine. The holy relic of Prophet Muhammad (SAW) was displayed after the five times prayers during the day.
Similar religious congregations were held across the length and breadth of the Kashmir Valley. Mehraj-ul-Alam functions were held at Asar Sharief Lal Bazar, Jenab Saheb Soura, Kalashpora, Syed Sahib-Sonwar, Shopian, Makhama-Beerwah and other places located across the Kashmir Valley.
The Government had kept in place an adequate number of State Road Transport Corporation buses for the to and fro movement of the devotees to Hazratbal as the areas around the shrine wore a festive look with many roadside vendors selling a whole lot of eatables and other items.
by INS Desk