Mysuru: Jashn-e-Meelad Un Nabi, the birthday of Prophet Mohammed (PBUH), will be celebrated today at a function organised at Meelad Bagh on Ashoka Road here at 6 pm. Sir Khazi of Mysuru Hazrath Moulana Mohammed Usman Shariff will preside. Former Minister and MLA Tanveer Sait will be present.
Namaz-e-Isha will be offered at 10 pm at Masjid-e-Azam on Ashoka Road.
As a prelude to the celebrations, a procession was taken out this afternoon from Masjid-e-Azam which passed through Meena Bazar, Sawday Road, Dr. Zakir Hussain Circle, Mission Hospital Road, Pulikeshi Road and culminated at Masjid-e-Azam.
Moulana Hafiz Arshad Ahmed Saheb Qasmi, Moulana Syed Shahabuddin Saheb Nadvi, Janab Akbar Ali Saheb, Member of Jamath-e-Islami Hind, Udupi, Hazrath Moulana Mohamed Zaka Ulla Saheb Siddiqi, President of All India Milli Council, Mysore District Unit, Hazrath Moulana Mohamed Jaffer Siddiqi Saheb, Hazrath Moulana Mohamed Naseem Saheb Rishadi & Qasmi, Moulana Mufthi Salman Ahmed Saheb, Hazrath Moulana Mufthi Syed Tajuddin Saheb will speak on the life and teachings of Prophet Mohamed (PBUH).
Tableaux prepared by various Meelad Committees will be taken out in a procession from Meelad Bagh after 9.30 pm which will pass through Meena Bazar and Sawday Road before culminating at Dr. Zakir Hussain Circle. Alfatah Nawjawan Committee will distribute prizes to the best tableau near Hazrath Khadervali Shah Vali Makan. Jashn-e-Melad Un Nabi Meelad Committee will also distribute prizes and felicitate various persons serving in various fields. Late Syed Yusuff Memorial Cup sponsored by ABS EMPIRE (India ) Pvt. Ltd. will be given to the Best Tableau.
Meanwhile, recitation of verses from the Holy Quran and speeches on the life and teachings of Prophet Mohammed (SAW) was held yesterday last night and food was served at various Masjids and Madrasas till today morning.