Sindh Government Announces Holiday for Youm-e-Ali to Commemorate Imam Ali's (AS) Martyrdom

To commemorate Youm-e-Ali, the Sindh government has declared a holiday for all public and private educational institutions on April 12, 2023. The College Education Department has issued a notification in this regard, stating that the decision was made in a Steering Committee meeting held on February 22, 2022.

Youm-e-Ali is observed on the 21st of Ramadan each year to remember the martyrdom of Imam Ali (AS). On this day, large processions are held throughout the nation, particularly in Sindh, where people gather to pay tribute to Imam Ali’s (AS) life and memory. Due to the massive crowds on the roads, traffic congestion is a common occurrence.

The holiday has been announced to ensure law and order and prevent any inconvenience to the people. It is expected that the holiday will enable people to observe the day with reverence and respect without any hindrance.

Imam Ali (AS), also known as Ali ibn Abi Talib, was the cousin and son-in-law of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) and the fourth caliph of Islam. He is highly respected in the Muslim world for his bravery, wisdom, and devotion to Islam.

Imam Ali (AS) was known for his outstanding leadership skills, and he played a pivotal role in the spread of Islam. He was also renowned for his eloquent sermons and speeches, which are still studied and revered by Muslims today. Imam Ali (AS) is considered one of the most important figures in Islamic history and remains a source of inspiration for Muslims around the world.

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