KARACHI/LAHORE/PESHAWAR: Yaum-e-Ashur, the tenth of Moharram, was observed on Sunday across the country with due solemnity to pay homage to supreme sacrifices rendered by Hazrat Imam Hussain Razi Allah ho Ta'ala Anho and his companions in Karbala.
Alam, Zuljinah and Taazia processions were taken out in all cities and towns of the country where Ulema and Zakireen highlighted teachings of Hazrat Imam Hussain and various aspects of the battle of Karbla.
Strict security arrangements were in place at all sensitive areas of the country, especially the routes of processions, to avert any untoward incident.KARACHI
The main majlis was held at Nishter Park. It was addressed by Allama Shehenshah Hussain Naqvi.
After the majlis, the main procession was taken out, which after passing through its traditional routes on the main M.A Jinnah Road, culminated at Imambargah Hussainia Iranian Kharadar.RAWALPINDI
The main Zuljinah, Alam and Tazia processions taken out from Imambargah Ashiq Hussain Teli Mohallah and Imambargah Colonel Maqbool Hussain passed through their traditional routes, via Murree road, Committee chowk, Iqbal road, Fawwara chowk, Raja bazar, Jamia masjid road and culminated at Imambargah Qadeemi.
Other mourning processions joined the main procession at various points.LAHORE
In Lahore, the main Shabeeh e Zul-jinnah procession was taken out around mid-night last night from Nisar Haveli and passed its traditional routes.
The procession after passing through its traditional routes concluded at Karbala Gamay Shah in the evening where Shaam-e-Ghareeban was held.PESHAWAR
In Peshawar, the main Alam and Zuljinnah procession was taken out from Imam Bargah Alamdar-e-Karbala, Kocha Jan Muhammad Khan, Qissa Khawani Bazaar.
After passing through its traditional routes, it terminated at its starting point in the evening.
Several others processions were also taken out from other Imam Bargahs which joined the main procession.QUETTA
In Quetta, the main procession of Alam, Tazia and Zuljannah was taken out from Imam-Bargah Nichari Alamdar road this morning.
The procession after passing through its traditional routes, culminated at its destination after Maghrib Prayers.Gilgit-Baltistan
Youme Ashura was also observed in Gilgit Baltistan today.
Ashura processions were taken out from Imambargas in Baltistan, Hunza, Nagar, Gilgit, which after passing through traditional routes terminated from where they originated.AJK
In Muzaffarabad, the main Taazia, Alam and Zuljinnah procession was taken out from Markazi Imam Bargah Pir Ilam Shah Bukhari this morning.
The procession after passing through its traditional routes, terminated at the same Imam bargah in the evening.
Small and big mourning processions joined the main procession. - APP
Story first published: 1st October 2017