A Public Holiday has Announced on the Martyrdom Anniversary of Hazrat Omar Farooq e Azam R.A.
Martyrdom Anniversary of Hazrat Omar Farooq e Azam R.A!
A public holiday has been declared on the day of martyrdom of Hazrat Umar Farooq.
Who was Omar E Farooq?
Hazrat Omar Farooq e Azam R.A was a beloved senior companion and also the father-in-law of the Holy Prophet (Peace Be Upon Him).
He was among the four Caliphs (Khalifa) of Islam and was quite possibly the most remarkable and persuasive Muslim caliphs ever. He was a specialist Muslim legal adviser known for his devout and just nature.
Omar (R.A.) was born on the Holy Land of Mecca to the Banu Adi family, which was liable for interference among the races.
Hazrat Umar Farooq (R.A.) was martyred on 1st Muharram ul Haram.
A Public Holiday in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
According to details, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has declared a holiday on the first of Muharram to give tribute and commemoration to Hazrat Omar Farooq (R.A.).
As indicated by the assertion, the occasion is dependent upon the declaration of the Central Route Hilal Committee. On the other hand, on the occasion of Ashura Day, a security plan has been approved for sealing the provincial capital Peshawar, closing shopping malls a week ago, and other measures.
The plan was approved at a high-level meeting yesterday. Under which Peshawar will be fixed for two days on the event of ninth Muharram and tenth Muharram. Additional police personnel in Peshawar have also been approved to be called from other normal districts and will be deployed from August 9.
All the markets have also been approved to be closed till the eleventh Muharram for a week ago. These markets include:
- Qissa Khawani
- Khyber Bazaar
- Kochi Bazaar
- Mina Bazaar
- other inner-city bazaars.
The organization of Frontier Constabulary in Peshawar has additionally been endorsed while Pak Army will be kept on alert.
Holidays of employees of various government agencies including:
- health department
From 1st Muharram, their holidays will be considered canceled an the restriction on twofold riding in Peshawar will be upheld.