The provincial government of Punjab has decided to suspend mobile phone, internet and GPRS services in Lahore on Sunday on the occasion of the Chehlum of Imam Hussain for security purpose.
Strict security measures have been formulated by the law enforcers for Chehlum processions’ route and areas adjacent to Data Darbar.
Different walk through gates for screening of participants, and surveillance of processions was carried out through video-recording and CCTV cameras are installed.
Rescue services will available to provide timely treatment to the mourners in case of any emergency.
A ban on pillion riding has been approved for the Chehlum.