Martyrs and Ahmad Shah Masoud Day 2021 in Afghanistan

Martyrs & Ahmad Shah Massoud Day 2021 is observed a national holiday in Afghanistan and known as Haftai Shahid. This day was declared a “new national holiday” by the National Assembly of Afghanistan in the year 2012 honouring the national hero Ahmad Shah Massoud along with several others who sacrificed their lives for the country.

When is Martyrs and Ahmad Shah Masoud Day in 2021?

9

सितंबर, 2021

(गुरुवार)

Martyrs and Ahmad Shah Masoud Day in Afghanistan

Is Martyrs and Ahmad Shah Masoud Day a Public Holiday in Afghanistan?

Martyrs and Ahmad Shah Masoud Day is a public holiday for the general population according to Holidays 2021. This means, offices, colleges, schools, universities, and several other academic institutions remain closed on this day.

Ahmad Shah Massoud: The Hero Of The Nation

Ahmad Shah Massoud was known to be a powerful Politician, Guerilla Commander and Military Leader of Afghanistan, who played a major role during the period of resistance between 1979-1989 against Soviet occupation and Taliban. After he was assassinated on September 09 in the year 2001 by two suicide bombers who faked their identities as journalists, he was posthumously awarded by the title “National Hero”. The day he was martyred is now observed as the Martyrs and Massoud Day in Afghanistan. He is called as “Amer Sāhib-e Shahīd (آمر صاحب شهید)”, meaning "(Our) Martyred Commander”.

Every year on this day, politicians, government officials and former Jihadi officials lay a wreath of flowers at the Minaret of Resistance located in Massoud Square in Kabul.

Martyrs and Ahmad Shah Masoud Day Observances

साल सप्ताह के दिन दिनांक नाम छुट्टी का प्रकार
2019 सोम 9 सितंबर Martyrs and Ahmad Shah Masoud Day सार्वजनिक अवकाश
2020 बुध 9 सितंबर Martyrs and Ahmad Shah Masoud Day सार्वजनिक अवकाश
2021 गुरु 9 सितंबर Martyrs and Ahmad Shah Masoud Day सार्वजनिक अवकाश
2022 शुक्र 9 सितंबर Martyrs and Ahmad Shah Masoud Day सार्वजनिक अवकाश
2023 शनि 9 सितंबर Martyrs and Ahmad Shah Masoud Day सार्वजनिक अवकाश
2024 सोम 9 सितंबर Martyrs and Ahmad Shah Masoud Day सार्वजनिक अवकाश
2025 मंगल 9 सितंबर Martyrs and Ahmad Shah Masoud Day सार्वजनिक अवकाश

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त्वरित तथ्य

इस वर्ष: गुरु, 9 सितंबर 2021
अगले वर्ष: शुक्र, 9 सितंबर 2022
अंतिम वर्ष: बुध, 9 सितंबर 2020
प्रकार : Public Holiday