Pillion riding banned in Sindh on account of Chehlum procession
The Sindh government has decided to impose a ban on pillion riding across the province on September 16 and 17 to ensure security and prevent untoward situations ahead of the Chehlum of Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA).
The Sindh Home Department has issued notification to ban pillion riding on the occasion of Chehlum.
The measure has been taken to prevent “attacks by miscreants” on religious processions by “various means,” according to a notification issued by the home department.
Pillion riding has been banned in South, Central, West and East districts of Karachi.
However, the prohibition, will not apply to journalists, disable persons, the elderly, women and children the notification read.