21st Dhū al-Ḥijjah , 1437 Hijri
This approx on: Friday 23rd Sept or Sat 24th Sept 2016
(Depending on Lunar date of your country).
Hazrat UMAR FAROOQ (R.A) – THE SECOND CALIPH OF ISLAM ELECTION Before he passed away, Sayyiduna Abu Bakr (radi Allahu anhu) consulted the senior Sahaba and elected Sayyiduna Umar (radi Allahu anhu) as the second Caliph of the Muslims. EARLY LIFE He was the son of Khattab and is famous in Islamic history as “Al Farooq” or “One who Distinguishes between Right and Wrong.” His acceptance of Islam is also very famous. as an ordinary soldier. This is an example of the Islamic teachings of obedience to leadership!