Muharram moon sighted; Youm-e-Ashur to fall on August 19
The holy Islamic month of Muharramul Haram crescent has been sighted and Youm-e-Ashur would fall on next Thursday August 19, 2021.
According to the 24News HD TV channel, the Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee on Monday held a moonsighting meeting in Quetta and announced that the crescent of Muharram had been sighted.
Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Chairman Maulana Abdul Khabir Azad headed the moonsighting meeting and formally announced starting of Muharram.
The committee chairman announced that the first of Muharram, which is also the first day of Hijri year 1443 according to the Islamic calendar, would be observed on August 10 (Tuesday) and Youm-e-Ashur would fall on August 19 (Thursday).
Reporter Rizwan Saeed, Shahid Sipra