Youm e Takbeer 2021: The Day Pakistan Became a Nuclear Power

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The Youm e Takbeer date every year marks the anniversary of Pakistan’s first nuclear test. This was a strong statement response to India’s test of nuclear weapons in an area in Rajasthan, Pokhran. This day made Pakistan the first Muslim country and seventh in the world to have become a nuclear power.

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What is Youm e Takbir?

Youm-e-Takbir is held on March 28th as the anniversary for the first time testing of Pakistan’s nuclear power on the hills of Chagai, Balochistan in 1998. We can translate the name Youm-e-Takbir to The Day of God’s Greatness.

When is Youm-e-Takbeer celebrated in Pakistan?

Youm e Takbeer is celebrated every year on the 28th of March. On this day, Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan and Nawaz Sharif made a joint effort to launch the nuclear bomb test in response to threats by India. Youm-e-Takbir was first celebrated awarding the Chagai Medal to various individuals from the Science field and those from related industry as well.

Who suggested the name Youm e Takbeer?

The name Youm e Takbeer was suggested by Dr. Shahid Iqbal Kamran in 1998. He was from the Allama Iqbal Open University and when the Iqbaliat Professor suggested this name, Nawaz Sharif liked the name and gave the certificate to Dr. Shahid himself.

What does Nare Takbeer mean?

Nara e Takbeer is the cry of Allahu Akbar, which is translated as God is Great! Often in the Islamic world, people often opt for the Nara-e-Takbir instead of an applause. It’s a reminder for all the Muslims of the greatness of the Almighty and the Nare Takbeer also serves as an effective way of instant energy boost!

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