Martyrdom day of Hazrat Umar Farooq (R.A) being observed today

The martyrdom day of second Calipha of Islam Hazrat Umar Farooq (R.A) is being observed on Wednesday on first Muharram-ul-Haram across the country with religious fervor.

Various programs are being held to highlight the achievements of Hazart Umar Farooq (R.A) while rallies are also being taken out by religious parties.

Hazrat Umar (R.A) was one of the most powerful and influential Muslim caliphs in the history.

Many works relate to the governance in the world was started from his era and he introduced the concept of welfare state to the modern world.

Source: Radio Pakistan