9th Muharram being observed across country to honor memory of Karbala
Today, on 9th Muharram, processions are being organized across the country to pay homage to the great sacrifice of the grandson of the Holy Prophet Imam Hussain (RA) and his companions.
The main procession of the 9th Muharram in Karachi is held from Nishtar Park while Allama Shahenshah Hussain Naqvi will address the Central Majlis before the procession.
Afterwards, the main procession will leave from Majlis Nishtar Park which will pass through its designated routes and end at Hussainiya Iranians Kharadar. The participants of the procession will offer Asr prayers in front of Imambargah Ali Raza on MA Jinnah Road.
Strict security arrangements have been made in the city on the occasion of the main procession. Cameras will also be used for monitoring.
The procession from Lahore will start from Pando Street and the procession from Islamabad will start from the main Imambargah during the 12th century and will end on the traditional route.
On the other hand, a 500-year-old procession of Imam Hussain in Rohri is on its way from Imam Shah Iraq to its destination in which hundreds of pilgrims and mourners from all over the country are participating.
On the other hand, the procession of Zuljanah has taken out from Imambargah Nasir-ul-Iza at 9.30 pm on the 9th of Muharram in Quetta.
A mourning procession is being held in the Machh area of Bolan district on the occasion of 9th Muharram and strict security arrangements have been made on this occasion.
Mobile phone service has been suspended in most cities of the country on this occasion.
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