On this occasion people were seen lighting more and more candles, and artificial lights. Various gatherings were organised at all villages of Kargil where people thronged to listen to the sermons of religious scholars and offered special prayers for the whole night. Later the next day Anjuman Jamiat ul Ulama Asna Asharia Kargil Ladakh J&K. organised a gathering at Houza Elmiyah Asna Asharia Premises in which people from all the villages of Kargil gathered to celebrate this day.
The program was started with recitation of Holy Quran by a student of Houza Elimiyah Madrasa Asna Asharia Kargil , students of Maktab e Jaffaria , Project Care , Jaffariya Academy of Modern Education presented Manqabat , famous qasida khwan of kargil presents Qasida and various speakers threw light on the philosophy of Shab e Baraat and the Birth Anniversary of Imam e Zamana a.t.f.s ......
On this occasion former Deputy Commissioner Kargil Al Haj Gulzar Hussain Changra was invited as the guest of honor.
The speakers threw light on the teachings and appearance of Hazrat Imam Mehdi A.S and the Day of Judgment.
Followers of the Shiite Muslim tradition believe that the imam, whom they also call the Mehdi, will return one day to deliver peace and justice, which the human needs. Shia Muslim believe that Imam Mehdi A.S the 12th Imam is in occultation until he returns at the end of time.
Former Deputy Commissioner Haji Gulzar Hussain in his speech thanked the people of Kargil particularly the president of Anjuman Jamiat ul Ulama Asna Asharia Kargil for their support and cooperation during his tenure as the deputy commissioner of district Kargil,