Islamic Year 1442 Hijri: First Muharram 2020 in Pakistan to be on August 20

Islamic Year 1442 Hijri is all set to begin on the night of Thursday, 20th August. The first Muharram 2020 in Pakistan will start from tonight and on 21st August there will be the first day of Muharram.

Commonly after the month of Zilhajj people search about when will be first Muharram, the beginning of the new Islamic year.

As per the reports the Islamic Year 1442 Hijri is all set to begin in Pakistan on the eve of 20th August and the 21st August, Friday will be the first day of Muharram in Pakistan.

 The details revealed that the 1st Muharram 2020 in Pakistan will be on the evening 20th August and will last in the month of September.

The new Islamic year in Pakistan falls on the movement of the moon. In Pakistan, the Ruit-e-Hilal Committee is responsible for the sighting of the new moon. The committee will meet today on Thursday to sight the Muharram moon 2020 in Pakistan, revealed the statement issued by the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony Wednesday.

The Ruit-e-Hilal Committee under the leadership of Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman will officially declare the arrival of the new Islamic year 1442 Hijri in Pakistan.  All the Islamic proceedings are contingent on the observation of the new moon.

Muharram stated as Al-Hijra is the first month of the Islamic year. Muharram mean “Forbidden”. Muharram is the most holy months of the Islamic year including Ramadan.

There are 12 months of the Islamic year and here is the list of months in Islamic Calander:

  1. Muḥarram
  2. Ṣafar
  3. Rabī‘ al-awwal
  4. Rabī‘ ath-thānī
  5. Jumādá al-ūlá
  6. Jumādá al-ākhirah
  7. Rajab
  8. Sha‘bān
  9. Ramaḍān
  10. Shawwāl
  11. Dhū al-Qa‘dah
  12. Dhū al-Ḥijjah

All the Muslims in the world celebrate the New Year with the sighting of the new Muharram moon. It’s the most sacred month in which people keep fast and the tenth day of Muharram is called Ashura, which to Shia Muslims is part of the sadness of Muharram.

First Muharram 2020 in Pakistan:

The new Islamic year 1442 Hijri is all set to start today on Thursday on 21st August, Friday will be the 1st Muharram 2020 in Pakistan.

Ashura 2020 in Pakistan:

Ashura 2020 in Pakistan to be on the Sunday 30th August. Muslims commemorate this day as the remembrance of the massacre of Muhammad’s grandson Imam Husayn ibn Ali and his family and companions in the Battle of Karbala.

Muharram 2020 Holidays in Pakistan:

The government of Pakistan always announces official Muharram 2020 holidays in Pakistan and the day of the public holidays are 9th and 10th Muharram. There will be a public holiday on the occasion of Ashura 2020 in Pakistan.

Official Announcement of Muharram 2020 in Pakistan:

The official announcement of the Muharram 2020 in Pakistan will be made by the central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee under the supervision of Chairman Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman after sighting the Muharram moon today, on the eve of 20th August.

For more updates about the Muharram moon 2020 in Pakistan stay in touch with dayitmes.pk.

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