The 1,430th birth anniversary of Hazrat Imam Hassan (RA), grandson of last Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUP) and son of Hazrat Ali (RA) was observed on Saturday across the country with religious zeal and fervour.
The day began with a recitation of the Holy Quran at ‘Sehr’ in towns and cities through out the country.
Ulema, Waezeen and Zakreen addressing the Mahafil-e-Milad, conferences, seminars and other festive gatherings highlighted the pious character of Imam Hassan (RA) in great detail. Processions were also taken out from all the big and small cities of the country to pay tribute to the elder grandson of Holy Prophet (PBUH).
Speaking on the occasion, the Ulema and religious scholars highlighted the role of Hazrat Imam Hassan (RA) for the cause of Islam and efforts which were made by him for the unity of masses at that time.
The ‘kuniyyat’ of Hazrat Imam Hassan (RA) is Abu Muhammad and renowned title is Mujtaba. He was born on 15th of Ramzan-ul-Mubarik, 3 Hijrah and according to some in 2 Hijrah (624 AD) in Medina. The grandson of the Holy Prophet (PBUH) taught humanity a practical lesson, to live in peace, which is a key to success in this world and hereafter.
Imam Hassan (AS) married Umm Ishaq bint (the daughter of) Talha, Hafsa bint ‘Abd al-Rahman Abu Bakr, Hind bint Suhayl, Amru, and Ju’da bint al-Ash’ath Qays.
Imam’s wife Ju’da, the daughter of Ash’ath poisoned him which affected his liver.
Imam Hassan attained martyrdom on 28th Safar 50 AH at the age of 46. He had fifteen children. He performed twenty-five times Haj on foot. Imam Hassan (AS) and Hussain are the Lords of the youth of Heaven, according to a saying of Holy Prophet (PBUH).