Holy Ashura on Sept 21 | The Daily Star
02:05 AM, September 11, 2018 / LAST MODIFIED: 03:00 AM, September 11, 2018

Holy Ashura on Sept 21

The holy Ashura, commemorating the martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hossain (RA), grandson of Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH), will be observed in the country on September 21.

The National Moon Sighting Committee took the decision at a meeting last evening as the new moon of Muharram, the first month of Hijri 1440, was not sighted in        the country yesterday, an official release said.

The meeting was held at the Islamic Foundation at Baitul Mukarram national mosque, with Religious Affairs Secretary Md Anisur Rahman in the chair.

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