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Muharram

 

the first month in the Muslim lunar calendar. The first ten days of Muharram, days of mourning among the Shiites, are dedicated to the memory of their great martyr Husain.

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This is not to create any controversy as such but only an attempt to set the records straight and make the fellow print and electronic media journalists realize their obligations towards sensitive issue of Moon Sighting of Eidul Fitr, Eidul Azha and Muharrum in particular and request them to wait for sometime till the meeting of the Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee is over and the Chairman makes the announcement there and then over TV and Radio telling the nation in waiting whether moon has been sighted or not.
In a statement issued here on Wednesday, he said that it was for the first time that doctors including paramedics were being assigned election duties such as on Muharrum, Eid Miladun Nabi (Peace Be Upon Him) and elections.
He said all necessary arrangements have been made to keep the power supply smooth during Muharrum and that necessary equipments were provided to all SEPCO Sub Divisions offices and complaint centers for prompt tackling of emergency situation.
He said security should be beefed up during the holy days of Muharrum ul Haram to foil the subversive designs of terrorists.
Replying another question , he said Iqbal's concept of state was not in favour of theological state neither a secular state but called it a spiritual democracy and the concept linked back to 'Pact of Medina' as it was the first written constitution in which ample space was given to the non muslims for full religious freedom without any fear of molestation, Javed Iqbal mentioned Iqbal 's will about Muharrum commemoration , that although the way of beliefs of the Ahl-e-Sunaat wal Jammat is correct rationally but side by side he stressed on who does not pay respect to the ahl-e-Bait, he does not deserve to be called as muslim.