Rawalpindi—Police have finalized security plan for Majalis and processions of three-day Youm-e-Shahadat Hazrat Ali (RA) to be observed from June 25 to 27.
Police and law enforcement agencies have intensified security in the city for Youm-e-Ali.
4000 police personnel including Elite police, ladies police, special branch personnel and volunteers will be deployed in Rawalpindi district to guard 98 majalis and 23 processions to be taken out from New Town, Waris Khan, City, Civil Lines circles, Cantonment, Saddar, Kahuta, Gujar Khan, Murree and Taxila circles.
Main procession of the city will be taken out taken out from Mohanpura at 9 pm on June 26 and after passing through Kashmiri Bazaar, Fawara Chowk, Iqbal Road, Nia Mohalla and other roads culminate at Col Maqbool Imambargah at Fajar. The main procession will be given security cover by 1000 police personnel.
Other big processions will be taken out from Darbar Sakhi Shah, Imambargah Fatmia, Markazi Imambargah Kosar-e-Zainab and Shah Chan Chiragh Dhoke Rata on June 26 and 27.