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Holy Shab-e-Barat observed

Desk Report || risingbd.com

Published: 17:49, 26 February 2024   Update: 17:52, 26 February 2024
Holy Shab-e-Barat observed

The holy Shab-e-Barat, the night of fortune, was observed throughout the country last night with due religious fervour and devotion.

Muslims consider Shab-e-Barat as one of the three most sacred nights and believe that on this night Almighty Allah decides the fate of all human beings fixing their 'rizq' (livelihood) for the next year.

The Muslim devotees spent the night at mosques and homes offering prayers, reciting from the holy Quran and seeking blessings to the Almighty Allah for long life, peace, progress and happiness for themselves, their families, relatives and friends as well nation and the Muslim Ummah.

The people thronged different mosques, including the Baitul Mukarram National Mosque, across the city to join the Esha prayers with congregation and offer special prayers seeking divine blessings.

Islamic Foundation (IF) chalked out programmes at the Baitul Mukarram National Mosque here marking the day.

Religious sermons highlighting the significance of Shab-e-Barat were delivered at various mosques since Maghrib prayers.

Today (Tuesday) was a public holiday on the occasion of the holy Shab-e-Barat.

Bangladesh Television, Bangladesh Betar, and private television channels and radio stations aired special programmes on the occasion while newspapers published special supplements highlighting the significance of the night.

Naymuddin/Nasim