Ashura being observed to commemorate Imam Hussain martyrdom anniversary in Pakistan

Written by  Published by:Shiite News
Published in Pakistan
Wednesday, 12 October 2016

Youm-e-Ashur is being observed throughout Pakistan today (Wednesday) with deep rligious reverence to commemorate the anniversary of sacrifices and martyrdoms of Hazrat Imam Hussain (AS) and his companions.


Taziya, Alam and Zuljanah processions have been taken out in all the major cities and towns across the country. AZdar (or mourners) offer Zohrain (Zohr-Asr) prayers during the mourning processions in almost all major cities. Others offered prayers at mosques and then brought out processions. Shia Muslims focus on prayers because Imam Hussain and his comapnions offered prayers at Karbala despite having been under attack and Imam Hussain (AS) said he adored namaz (prayers).

Religious clerics and scholars are elaborating the historical, social and religious aspects of supreme sacrifice of Hazrat Imam Hussain.

In Karachi, main procession began from Nishtar Park after a mourning congregation and now that it moving to its culmination point Hussainia Iranian.
In Lahore, the main Zuljanah procession emerged from Nisar Haveli inside Mochi Gate was on the way. Thousands of Azadars participated in the Zuljanah procession, which after passing through its traditional route, will culminate at Karbala Gamay Shah in the evening where Majlis-e-Sham-e-Ghariban will be held to commemorate the martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hussain in which noted ‘Zakerin’ will highlight the importance of the sacrifice of grandson of Prophet (PBUH) and his companions.

Nearly one hundred twenty one small and big processions took out in Peshawar and other cities of the province and FATA on Wednesday. These are the figures where security was called otherwise thousands of mourning processions are brought out without any police guard.

In Mirpur, main Zuljinnah and Tazia processions will be taken out from central Imambargah Sa’adat colony.

Processions are being taken out in Karachi, Islamabad, Multan, Quetta, Faisalabad, Jhelum, Gujranwala, Sukkur and many more cities. From the mountainious Gilgit-Baltistan to Karachi in Sindh province and from Balochistan province on Iran borders to KP province, and from Azad Kashmir to Punjab, there is no city or town where people are not paying homage to Imam Hussain (AS). All Pakistanis excluding takfiris are mourning today.

Many arrangements have been done for security while pillion riding is also banned in some cities whereas mobile services would also remain closed for security reasons.

The aerial monitoring of the processions is also carried out while different control rooms have been formed for the effective surveillance of the rallies.

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