KARACHI, Sep 21 (APP):Youm-e-Ashur, the 10th of Muharram-ul-Harram,
was observed in Sukkur, Khairpur, Ghotki, Noshehroferoze and other
districts of northern Sindh on Friday with due solemnity.
Strict security measures were taken to avoid any untoward incident
on the occasion.
Tazia, Alam and Zuljinah processions were taken out in all cities
and towns across the northern Sindh which after passing through their traditional routes terminated at the main Imambargahs.
Zakirs and religious scholars highlighted the significance of the
supreme sacrifice of Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA) and his companions who
laid down their lives for the supremacy of justice and righteousness.
Radio Pakistan Khairpur and local FM channels presented special
programmes to highlight the supreme sacrifice of Hazrat Imam Hussain
(RA) and his companions.
Sabeels and first aid camps were set up by the scouts groups and
welfare organisations. Medical camps through out the routes of the processions by differenrt organizations.
In Sukkur the main Zuljinah, Alam and Tazia processions were
brought out from Markazi Imambargah Gharib Abad, Shikarpur Road.
Zuljinah processions, taken out from different Imambargah and joined
the main procession.
All these processions joined at Clock Tower where after Zohr
prayer the mourners were addressed by religious scholars. The main procession then culminated at Markazi Imambargah.
Contingents of Police and Rangers were deployed at various points to
avert any incident. Rangers and police also carried out patrolling.
Like other parts of the northern Sindh, Youm-e-Aashur was also observed with great religious reverence in the Rohri, Babarlio, Faiz Gunj, Thull, Saleh Putt, Pano Aqil and Kot Diji taukas.
In Ghotki, Youm-e-Ashure was observed peacefully with all the reverence and solemnity.
In Shikarpur, about 40 Alam and Zuljinnah processions were taken out
from different Imambargahs in the district. The main procession, which was taken out from Haathi Dar and Imambargah Hussaini, was peacefully culminated at the same places after passing through traditional routes.