Akheri Chahar Shamba to be observed Oct 14
Published: 10:07 PM, 18 September 2020 Updated: 11:00 PM, 18 September 2020
The holy Akheri Chahar Shamba will be observed across the country on October 14 (Wednesday) marking the recovery of Prophet Hazrat Mohammad (SM) from prolonged illness.
The decision was taken at a meeting of the national moon-sighting committee at the conference room of the Islamic Foundation, Baitul Mukarram on Friday evening with Additional Secretary of the Ministry of Religious Affairs Md Altaf Hossain Chowdhuryin the chair.
As the new moon was sighted on the sky of the country today, so the holy month of Safar will begin from September 19 and the holy Akheri Chahar Shamba will be observed on 25th of Safar or October 14 (Wednesday), said a foundation release.