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Awal Muharram

Event Date
01 Sep 2019


Awal Muharram or also known as Maal Hijrah marks the first day in the Islamic Calendar (Hijrah Calendar). It is equivalent to the 1st of January in the Gregorian Calendar. It is a public holiday in most states of Malaysia. Awal Muharram also marks a very significant event in Islamic hitory Prophet Muhammad's (PBUH) emigration from Mecca to Medina. The event is known as "Hijrah" which directly translates to "Migration"