Web Desk: The Martyrdom day of second caliph of Islam Hazrat Umar Farooq (R.A) observed on Wednesday across the country with religious fervor.
Rallies are taken out and programs organized across the country to highlight the achievements of Hazrat Umar on the first of Muharram.
Umar (R.A) was one of the most powerful and influential Muslim caliphs in history. He became the second caliph after death of Hazrat Abu Bakar Siddique (R.A).
He introduced the concept of welfare state to the modern world.
He was an expert Muslim jurist known for his pious and just nature, which earned him the epithet Al-Farooq “the one who distinguishes (between right and wrong”.