Srinagar: The Meraj-un-Nabi (SAW) was celebrated with religious fervor and gaiety in the valley on Friday.
No night-long prayers were held in mosques and other worship places due to Covid-19 concern.
The Wakf board had banned night-prayers in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The main congregation was held at Aasar-e-Sharief Hazratbal, which houses the Holy Relic of Prophet Muhammad (SAW) on the bank of Dal Lake.
Braving rain and chilly winds due to fresh snowfall on upper reaches, thousands of devotees thronged Hazratbal shrine to offer Friday prayers to have glimpse of holy relic.
The holy relic was displayed after all the prayers today.
Large number of devotees, including women and children, had the glimpse of holy relic this morning despite rain and chilly weather conditions.
The traffic department had announced one-way traffic from different parts of the valley to shrine for today.
Reports of Meraj-un-Nabi (SAW) celebrations were received from other parts of the valley.