Muharram is to commemorate the sacrifice of martyrs



 - Muharram is to commemorate the sacrifice of martyrs


 - TDP State Executive Secretary Sistla Lohit



 Gudivada, August 8 (prajaamaravathi): Muharram is to commemorate the sacrifices of the martyrs who gave life to the revival of Islam, said Telugu Desam Party State Executive Secretary and Workers Welfare Fund Co-ordinator Sistla Lohit.  Sistla Lohit conveyed his message through a statement on the occasion of Muharram at the Krishna district Gudivada on Monday.  The Islamic New Year begins on the beginning of the month of Muharram.  It is said to be the first month of the Arabic calendar, which was used by the Arabs in ancient times.  He said that Muharram is the historic struggle for democracy and human rights that took place less than 14 centuries ago.  He said that Islam means peace and the sacrifices made by the family of Prophet Mohammad are being commemorated on the occasion of Muharram.  It is said that goodness and sacrifice are principles of Islam.  Muharram has been described as an inspiration to bring out humanitarianism. Sistla Lohit said that people from all walks of life have been celebrating Muharram in Telugu areas for hundreds of years.

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