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Youm-e-Umer Farooq (R.A) observed with utmost sanctity

KARACHI: The day of martyrdom of the 2nd Caliph of the Muslims, Hazrat Umer Farooq (R.A) was observed with utmost respect and sanctity throughout the country on Wednesday 1st Muharram ul Haram, while Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamat (ASWJ) demanded the Government to announce an official holiday on this day - ARY News reports. According to details, the new Islamic Year begins with the martyrdom of Hazrat Umer Farooq (R.A), who was martyred on 1st Muharram while he was offering Salat. Rallies were organized countrywide in order to…