Chelum of Hazrat Imam Hussain observed

Raza Naqvi

The Chelum of Hazrat Imam Hussain was observed peacefully in Attock. The main zuljunnah procession of chalum in Attock City was taken out on Sunday from imam bargahPanjaitani with peace and religious enthusiasm amid tight security.

Karbala is a lesson- teaching incident of human history, which gives the message of upholding righteousness and truth to the mankind for their eternal success besides failing the nefarious designs of devilish forces, this was stated by religious scholar Zakir Amir Rabbani of Bhakhar while addressing the Chelum Majlis at Imam bargah Panjatani Attock. He mitigated the difficulties faced by Imam Hussain and his followers for the glory of Islam and narrated several events of the journey of Imam Hussain which led his martyrdom at Karbala.

Latter on Azadar also performed “Zanjeerzani” and “Matum” by beating their chests. Sabeels of water, milk and food stalls were also set-up under the surveillance of security personnel on the route of procession to facilitate the mourners. The mourners offered Zhurain prayer near Fowara chowk and later procession lasted at markaziImambargh Hussainia Kamalpur Syedan, Attock Cantonment at evening in peaceful manner after crossing through the traditional route. Tehsil administration had made excellent arrangements for the procession while local police maintained complete vigilance to make the event peaceful.

On the occasion, strict security measures were taken by the law enforcement agencies to avoid any untoward incident. The procession route was barbed with iron wire and police personnel were deployed on roof tops. Special mobile medical team of Shaheed Asfand yarDistrict Headquarters Hospital Attock and rescue 1122 provided medical treatment to the mourners and remained standby to handle any emergency.


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