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Muharram moon sighted, Ashura on December 6

November 26, 2011


According to TV channels’ report, the first Muharram ul Haram would fall tomorrow on November 27 while Ashura would be observed on December 6. – File Photo

LAHORE: The Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee announced on Saturday that the moon of Moharramul Harram 1433 AD was sighted in the country and the Ashura would fall on December 6 (Tuesday).

The meeting of Central Ruet-i-Hilal Committee for sighting the moon of Muharram-ul-Haram was presided over by its Chairman Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman held at Aiwan-i-Auqaf here this evening.

Addressing the media, the chairman said the moon was not sighted in Lahore, however, evidences of moon sighting received from other cities, including Islamabad, Jhelum and other areas. Ashura (10th Moharramul Harram) will be observed on December 6 (Tuesday).