Saturday, September 23, 2017

1st Muharram Yaum e ShahaadatHazrat Ameer ul Mumineen Hazrat ‘Umar [Farooq e A’zam] [Radiyal Laahu Anhu]


1st Muharram Yaum e Shahaadat
Hazrat Ameer ul Mumineen Hazrat ‘Umar [Farooq e A’zam] [Radiyal Laahu Anhu] who
 was the greatest conqueror of the world. Appropriately called by historians ‘Umar the Great’, he was the strongest man of Islaam, a great statesman, and warrior. He became the second successor after the Holy Prophet Muhammad, [peace be upon him], who stated, “Where Umar goes, Shaietaan [the devil] runs away”, and who (upon him be peace) also attested, “And had there been any messenger after me, Umar would have been a messenger, but there is no messenger after me.”

REFORMS
In a short space of 10 years, he had been well-known for his outstanding achievements and reforms in Islaam. Some of these reforms were:-
He established the "Baietul Maal" (People's treasury for the state and public).

Judicial courts of Justice were set in the country. Judges and Magistrates handled all cases.

Establishment of an army headquarters for the defense of the country.

Construction of roads and canals.

Schools were established. Salaries for Imams, Mu'azzins and Ustaads were organized.

Masjids were improved and built in and this included facilities for the Haaji's.

Police Stations and prisons were built.

Establishment of the first Islaamic Lunar calendar beginning from the Hijrah.

Proper weights and measures introduced.

Population census established.

Built orphanages and welfare homes.

Established proper punishment system and banned slavery.