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Shab-e-barat observed in Tangla

Muslims around the town observed ‘Shab-e-barat’ or the ‘night of deliverance’ on Sunday night. Shab-e-Barat, the night of deliverance, falls on the 14th day of the Islamic month of Shaban. Muslims pray in preparation for Ramzan and seek forgiveness of their sins.

Special prayers and sermons marked the ocassion were held at Bara Masjid and Banseria mosques of the town.

Houses and streets are are also illuminated by candles and strands of electric bulbs to provide a joyful ambiance to the festival.

As per islamic belief on the night of Shab-E-Barat Allah writes the destinies of all men for the coming year by taking into account the deeds committed by them in the past.

Legend also says that on this night the Prophet visits each house and relieves the pains of suffering humanity.

The night of Shab-E-Barat also commemorates the entry of Prophet Muhammad pbuh into the city of Mecca. However, Shia Muslims associate this night with the birth of their last Imam.

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Recipient of The Annual Colosseum Awards 2014 & 2015 (by The Assam Tribune group), Shajid Khan is a journalist based in Tangla.In his stint of journalistic experience he has contributed numerous political, socio-political stories for bountiful national,international as well as Assam based publications. He also pens down analytic commentary on print and web based publications.

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