The day that commemorates Prophet Mohammed's birth will be a solemn occasion this year as a number of Muslim organisations postponed or rescheduled their milad-un-nabi processions. Loud DJs, lighting in busy marketplaces and thoroughfares, exhibitions, and giant cutouts would largely be absent. "The focus will be more on blood donation camps, religious programmes, food camps for the underprivileged, and visits to old age homes and orphanages," said Amjedullah Khan, a spokeswoman for the MBT party.

Every year, on the 12th day of the Islamic month of Rabi-ul-Awal, the milad-un-nabi is observed. The daylong bike rallies typically begin the night before, with the neighbourhood lighting up the streets with string lights and dj music in the evening. The village elders met with the procession organisers, however this time the celebration was scheduled to coincide with the Ganesh Nimarjanam procession. As a result, the "Milad juloos" was moved to october 1. Religious gatherings that were scheduled for that day or the day before were postponed or preponed.

The public meeting for Tameer-e-Millat has been moved forward to september 24 and will take place at the Numaish Grounds. "A choice was made with the Ganesh Nimmajan procession in mind. The programme would be held on a great scale as it does each year, but the date has been changed, according to Mohammad Ziauddin Nayyar, president of Tameer-e-Millat. The elders of the community have long emphasised the need to reduce the costs associated with pomp and celebration during the holidays.

The president of a city-based group called Tahreek Muslimeen Shabban, Mustaq Malik, urged people to concentrate more on prayer gatherings at neighbourhood mosques and homes on this particular day. "We are asking the mosque managing committees to organise lectures about the negative effects of drugs and other vices in the society," Mustaq Malik said.

A number of "mohalla" organisations organise visits to public institutions like schools, colleges, hospitals, orphanages, and nursing homes to deliver food and fruit as well as essentials like clothing and kitchenware. "We combine funds for food camps and lighting. This year, it would be used for welfare purposes, according to Khilwat merchant Mohd Tauseef.

On sunday in the Darulsalam grounds, the AIMIM will host the yearly "Jalsa e Rahmatul-Lil-Aalameen," which will be followed by "Mushaira" the following day. On sunday, the event will be attended by numerous religious leaders as well as AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi.

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