The holy Shab-e-Barat was observed with due religious fervour and solemnity in Khulna city and its adjacent areas on Sunday night.
Thousands of the Muslim devotees offered ‘Nafal’ prayers at mosques and homes and recited from the Holy Qur’an in observance of one of the most meaningful nights of forgiveness, fortune, hopes and aspirations.
Besides, they sought blessings of All-powerful Allah for long life, peace, progress, good health and happiness for them, their families, relatives and friends and offered special prayers with hopes of forgiveness, eternal peace for their departed parents and generations.
Many mosques especially Baitun-nur-Mosque, Town-jame-Mosque and different other religious organisations organised milad mahfils, ‘zikr-ajkars’ and distributed tobaraks in the urban and rural areas and important places.
Special discussions were held at the mosques since the asr prayers where the Imams delivered speeches narrating spiritual significance of the most sacred night.
Large number of the Muslims stayed for the whole night at the mosques, offered special prayers and ‘ziarat’ at the grave yards of their forefathers and departed relatives, friends and nearer and sought forgiveness and eternal peace for all.
Special prayers were also offered seeking divine blessings and kindness for the overall welfare, successes and good luck of the humanity, country and its people and the Muslim Ummah as a whole across the world. The authorities concerned took adequate security measures in and around important mosques and mazars in the city on Friday night, deploying huge number of law enforcers.