Youm-e-Ashur observed with due solemnity across the country


Youm-e-Ashura, the tenth of Moharram, was observed across the country on Tuesday with due solemnity to pay homage to the supreme sacrifice rendered by Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA) and his devoted companions in Karbala.

Taazia and Zuljanah processions were taken out in all major cities and towns. Hundreds of religious gatherings (Majalis) and processions were also held across the country.

Various processions were taken out in different cities and thousands of security personnel were deployed to protect the mourners of the seventh-century martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA), the grandson of the last Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH).

In Lahore, the main mourning procession was taken out from Nisar Haveli in Mochi Gate, which after passing through its traditional route culminated at Karbala Gamay Shah in the evening, where Shaam-e-Ghareeban was held. In Peshawar, the main Alam, Tazia and Zuljinah procession was taken out from Imam Bargah Agha Syed Ali Shah Qissa Khwani Bazaar.

In Karachi, the main procession was taken out from Nishtar Park after Majalis in the morning. After passing through its traditional route, the procession was culminated at Imam Bargah-e-Hussainan Iraniaan Kharadar in the evening.

In Gilgit, Ashura procession was brought out from Markazi Imamia Masjid this morning which culminated at same place in the evening. In Muzaffarabad, the main Tazia, Alam and Zuljinnah procession was taken out from Markazi Imam Bargah Pir EIam Shah Bukhari.—INP

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