Muslims celebrate Muhammad's birthday with procession through Bury

This Is Lancashire: Some of those involved in the procession to mark the birthday of the prophet Muhammad Some of those involved in the procession to mark the birthday of the prophet Muhammad

AROUND 500 people took part in a march in Bury to mark a special occasion in the Muslim religious calendar.

They were part of the town’s sixth annual procession to celebrate the birthday of the holy prophet, Muhammad, marching from the Islamic Centre to Wellington Road and back on Sunday.

The procession, headed by Qari Muhammad Khan and Hafiz Muhammad Saeed, was accompanied by Cllr Trevor Holt, many local people and children.

At the end, marchers gathered in the Islamic Centre where prayers were said for peace in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Syria.

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2:40pm Tue 18 Feb 14

jodyrosey says...

Do they still have whit walks on whit sunday or has allah taken that over too?
Do they still have whit walks on whit sunday or has allah taken that over too? jodyrosey
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8:06am Wed 19 Feb 14

Yellow Hackle says...

I see Trevor is already campaigning for votes for the council elections Lol
I see Trevor is already campaigning for votes for the council elections Lol Yellow Hackle
  • Score: 1

10:16am Thu 20 Feb 14

sense2 says...

Great no problem at all as long as other religions are allowed to celebrate in muslim countries.
Great no problem at all as long as other religions are allowed to celebrate in muslim countries. sense2
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