Srinagar, Sep 19: The Urs Mubarak of the illustrious companion of Prophet Muhammad (SAW) and 2nd Khalifa of Islam Amir-ul-Momineen, Hazrat Umar Farooq (RA) was observed on Tuesday with full reverence and religious fervour across the Valley.
The largest function in this connection was held at Hazratbal Shrine here where thousands of devotees had a glimpse of holy relic after every congregational prayer.
Special prayer meetings were also organized at Asar-i-Sharief Shehri Kailashpora, Kaba Marg, Aham Sharief Bandipora, Pinjora Shopian, Khiram Sarhama, Jenab Sahab Soura, Lal Bazar, Dargah Akmilia Hawal and other Masajid and shrines.
Hazrat Umar (RA) is considered one of the best role models for Muslims from different aspects. All the roles he undertook in his life are an ideal example for Muslims of every generation. (CNS)