Ahead of Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi (SAW), devotees thronged Dargah Hazratbal shrine in Srinagar and other religious sites across the valley to offer nightlong prayers.
Eye witnessed told that a limited number of devotees thronged the Hazratbal shrine in Srinagar to have a glimpse of a holy relic of the Prophet Muhammad (SAW) at the shrine.
On the occasion, special congregations were held in shrines and mosques to commemorate the occasion.
Emotional scenes were witnessed as devotees prayed for health, well-being and peace in the valley with moist eyes.
Meanwhile, adequate arrangements were put in place for the devotees to celebrate the occasion besides special attention was paid to Covid-19 protocols to ensure social distancing and other SOPs at various shrines including Hazratbal and other revered shrines across Jammu and Kashmir.
Earlier speaking to Rising Kashmir Chief Executive Officer, WAKF Mufti Farid-ud-Din said that a limited number of devotees were allowed to attend the night long prayers amidst the Covid-19 pandemic.
He said all Covid-19 SOPs and other health-related guidelines were followed by the devotees.
The CEO however said the relic of the Prophet Muhammad (SAW) will be displayed on Tuesday after every prayer.