The Night of Me’raj: Thousands offer prayers at Hazratbal


Srinagar, Shab-e-Me’raj was observed across J&K with religious zeal and fervour. Thousands of devotees from across Kashmir thronged Hazratbal mosque shrine here and offered night-long prayers.
Around 80,000 devotees offered Friday prayers at the mosque and the number of devotees went higher in evening as more people assembled for night prayers.The J&K Wakf Board, controlling the shrine, had made special arrangements for the devotees.
On Saturday, the holy relic will be also displayed after Nimaz-e-Zuhr at 2 pm, after Nimaz-e-Asr at 5:25 pm, Maghrib at 7:8pm and Isha prayers at 8:45 pm.
A fleet of vehicles from state road transport corporation ferried devotees to and from the shrine, especially from far-flung areas of Kashmir.