Hadhrat ‘Umar رضي الله عنه

The firsts of Hadhrat ‘Umar رضي الله عنه

Hadhrat ‘Umar رضي الله عنه was the first to do the following:

¤ To announce his intention of emigrating to Madinah Shareef
¤ To be given the title of Ameerul Mu’mineen
¤ To start the Hijrah calender
¤ To have the people perform Taraaweeh Salaah in Jam’ah (congregation)
¤ To suggest that the Qur’aan be compiled in a single volume
¤ To waive the Jizyah from Dhimmis (non-Muslims) who were poor and aged.
¤  To engineer a system identifying Dhimmis
¤ To make conscription (joining the army) compulsory
¤  To dispatch judges and orators with the armies
¤ To issue declarations and rulings in writing
¤ To establish counsels for governors
¤ To patrol at night to gauge the condition of the people
¤ To establish a register to record the names and wages of the soldiers
¤ To open inns for travellers

Subhan Allah!

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