Eid-e-Milad

It is one of the much-awaited festival of Muslims to mark the birth anniversary of Prophet Mohammad. It is also known as Muhammad’s birthday, Nabi Day, and Mawlid day. This day falls in the category of Gazetted holiday. All over the world, Muslims are celebrating this festival with great joy. This year it falls on 29th October 2020. Prophet Mohammad was born in Mecca which is situated in Arabia. The teaching of Prophet Mohammad proves to be valuable to the community.

How the celebrations take place

  • Muslim community held meetings to recall and discuss the great teachings of Prophet Mohammad.
  • Muslim does the cleaning of house and streets on this day.
  • Precisions will be taken out people and slogans being raised in the name of Prophet Mohammad.
  • Muslims will sing in public places. Maulud is a popular song, which is sung by many Muslims to mark the festival. As per the culture of Islam, singing this song on the festival day carries good fortune.
  • Friends, families and relatives share sweets among themselves.
  • Muslims will sing in public places. Maulud is a popular song, which is sung by many Muslims to mark the festival. As per the culture of Islam, singing this song on the festival day carries good fortune.
  • Men prefer wearing Jubbahs while women prefer wearing Abayas. It is to show the complete devotion.

Places to visit during Eid-e-Milad

  • Haj House: It is a place where the meeting is held to discuss the birthday celebration of Prophet Muhammad.
  • Mohammed Ali Road: It is very famous for shopping.
  • Minara Masjid: This masjid is fully decorated for this great festival. The people will visit this masjid in a big number.
  • Central Mumbai: One can watch big rallies stirring from one road to another. The people from all parts of the city will visit this place.