Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday, Odisha Govt Announces Holiday on Sept 28

Bhubaneswar: To mark the birthday of Prophet Muhammad, the Odisha Government declared September 28 as a holiday.

A notification issued by the Revenue and Disaster Management Department of the Odisha government on Tuesday stated, “The Government of Odisha is pleased to declare a holiday of September 28 (Thursday) instead of September 29 (Friday) on account of the birthday of Prophet Muhammad for the state government offices as well as the Revenue and Magisterial courts.”

Muslims celebrate Prophet Muhammad’s birthday on the 12th day of Rabi Ul Awwal, the third month of the Islamic year. This day is known as Eid Al Mawlid Al Nabawi or Milad in Arabic.

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