Shab-e-Baraat, the night of reverence and fervour would be observed today with special prayers for the solidarity of the country. To mark the holy night, Muslims across the country illuminate mosques and houses and pray Allah Almighty to remove their worries and shower His blessings on Muslim Ummah. Muslims stay awake on the night of Shab-e-Barat and ask for forgiveness for the past year mistakes and pray for good fortune the entire night. Some people also go to mosques for prayers and meditation while other fast during the day and offer 'nawafil, at night. According to the religious teachings ,It is night of accountability for all the Muslims and their performance of last one year in the light of the teachings of Holy Quran and Sunnah is reviewed. The prayers during this night carry great importance and value for the Muslims to renew their pledge to lead lives in accordance with the Holy teachings of Quran and Sunnah. The government has issued directives for fool proof security arrangements on the occasion.