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or sha·ha·dah  (shə-hä′də)
The central statement of faith in Islam, recited ceremonially by new converts and consisting of an affirmation of the uniqueness of God and of Muhammad as God's prophet.

[Arabic šahāda, a witnessing, testimony, shahada, from šahida, to bear witness, testify, confirm; akin to Aramaic səhed, to bear witness.]
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Noun1.shahadah - the first pillar of Islam is an affirmation of faith
pillar of Islam - (Islam) one of the five religious obligations accepted by all Muslims
witness - testimony by word or deed to your religious faith
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The Interior Minister recalled that Pakistan Movement gained momentum when slogan Pakistan Ka Matlab Kiya, La Ilaha Illallah, was given to the Muslims.
Qur'an, 96:1-5) In Islam, knowledge comes before action; there can be no action without knowledge, as Allah says: "So know (O Muhammad) that La ilaha illAllah (none has the right to be worshipped but Allah), and ask forgiveness for your sin, and also for (the sin of) believing men and believing women.
When asked about Pakistan ka matlab kiya, La Ilaha illallah, J-man responded that he had never allowed such a resolution to be passed in the Muslim League and that the person in question might have done so to "catch a few votes".