Shab-E-Mairaj Observes by religious fervor and devotion

Shab-E-Mairaj Observes by religious fervor and devotion

WAHEED PHULPOTO
SHIKARPUR:
Shab-e-Miraj-un-Nabi (PBUH) is being observed with religious fervour and devotion here.
Different religious organizations have arranged special Mahfils at Masjids to seek blessings of Almighty Allah.
A big Mahfil was arranged at Lakhi Gate Jamia Masjid Shikarpur.
The Muslims every year on the night of 27th of Rajab observe Shab-e-Miraj in which the Holy Prophet (PBUH) went on a special journey to meet Allah Almighty after crossing seven skies on the heavenly animal named Al Buraq.
During the gatherings Islamic scholars including renowned scholar Allama Habib Ahmed Kadri highlighted the importance of the day and its blessing at Jamia Masjid Lakhi Gate Shikarpur.
The word Miraj of Prophet Muhammad (SAW) is derived from Arabic word Urooj, which means height, or ascension. It is celebrated on Rajib 27th in the Islamic calendar. Scholars said.
On the way of Miraj, the Holy Prophet (PBUH) met Hazrat Moosa (AS), Hazrat Ibrahim (AS), Hazrat Adaam (AS), Hazrat Jesus (AS) and other prophets.
During the Shab-e-Miraj night unannounced power outage had continued therefore several hardships took place.

Imtiaz Gorar
LARKANA:
Pirbhat Women Development Society (PWDS) in collaboration with OXFAM, Aahung and Navaib organized two days training workshop for Police officials of Dokri and Larkana two tehsils of Larkana district, aimed to create awareness for controlling early child marriages here at local hotel Larkana on Sunday.
The training workshop was attended by male and female Police officials among Sub Inspectors, ASIs, Head constables, Constables and others.
Speaking on the occasion famous psychiatrist Dr Inyat Magsi highlighted the issues of underage couples and said that complications of pregnancy and childbirth are leading the cause of death in young women aged 15 to 19, while girls who marry later and delay pregnancy beyond their adolescence have more chances to stay healthier, better their education and life.
He said that premature marriages are considered as harmful with every aspect, mentally and physically not mature to take big decision like marriages, emotional and hast decisions are not durable and lasting.
Representative of OXFAM Ambreen Shareef said that the new law has enhanced age limit of girls to 18 years, underage marriages will be dealt with stern action among groom, parents, bride and Mulana to be sentenced three years in prison and fine 45000, added that around 40 percent Pakistani Women are reportedly getting married under age 18.
She astonished that Police and other stakeholders were unaware about new legislations regarding the early marriages, it was inevitable to enforce the law and implement on it in letter and spirit to avoid the unwanted incidents.
Leader of PWDS Rubina Chandio in her speech said that new bill has been passed by Sindh Assembly on 2013 for controlling the early child marriages, but government failed to get bill implemented still premature marriages were in full swing, Police and district administrations were unaware.
The representative of Pirbhat Women Development Society Murad Pandrani,Shanul Khoso and others also spoke on the occasion, They told that Judges, lawyers, Police, Ulemas who offering Nikah are being provided training in this regard in Larkana and Shikarpur district.