Loya Jirga Gathering Holiday
Loya Jirga Gathering Holiday is held on May 1. Kabul, Afghanistan. Holiday date may vary. This event in the first decade of the month may is annual.
The government institutions established during the reign of ʿAbd al-Raḥmān (1880–1901) laid the groundwork for the modern Afghan state. They gave primacy to a strong military, centralized government control from Kabul, and signaled the primacy of the Pashtun.
Loya jirga or "Grand Assembly" is a code of laws of the Pashtun peoples living in areas of Afghanistan, Pakistan, and neighboring countries in the Pashtunwali. It is a special type of assembly that is mainly organized for choosing a new head of state in case of sudden death, adopting a new constitution, or to settle national or regional issue such as war. To Save Afghanistan, Look to Its Past.
April 1985 – To ratify the new constitution of the Democratic Republic of Afghanistan. A bill of rights is enshrined in chapter two of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan's constitution. The right to life and liberty are constitutionally protected as are the right to a fair trial and the presumption of innocence for all persons. This gives the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan a strong human rights framework that is guaranteed to all citizens.
In the Afghan society, the loya jirga is still maintained and favored, mostly by tribal leaders to solve internal or external disputes with other tribes.
Eid al-Fitr on May 12 (also called the "Festival of Breaking the Fast", is a religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide that marks the end of Ramadan);
The Day of Arafah on July 18 (is an Islamic holiday that falls on the 9th day of Dhu al-Hijjah of the lunar);
Kurban Hait or Eid-al-Adha or Kurban-bayram on July 19 (Uzbekistan, Afghanistan, Hari Raya Aidiladha in Brunei);
Afghan Independence Day on August 19 (olso Jeshyn-Afghan Day. Commemorates the Treaty of Rawalpindi in 1919, granting independence from Britain);
Ashura on August 28 (is a major festival for Shia Muslims and commemorates the martyrdom at Karbala of Hussein, a grandson of the Prophet)