Muslims observe Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi - birth as well as death anniversary of Prophet Muhammad in Hyderabad on Dec 12, 2016. Image Source: IANS


A vast population of the Muslim community in India celebrates Milad un-Nabi , which pays tribute to the day, the Prophet was born or Prophet Muhammad's Birthday. The day is also known as Nabi Day, Mawlid, Mohammed's Birthday or even the Prophet's Birthday.

Here are a few facts that will tell you more about the significance of the Festival Day and why it is celebrated in some places.