Processions and gatherings are being organized across the country today on 9th Muharram to pay homage to the great sacrifice of the grandson of the Holy Prophet Imam Hussain (RA) and his companions.
The main procession of 9th Muharram in Karachi will start from Nishtar Park while Allama Shahenshah Hussain Naqvi will address the Central Majlis before the procession.
Afterward, 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 noon prayers in front of Imambargah Ali Raza on MA Jinnah Road.
Strict security arrangements have been made on the occasion of the main procession, the procession corridor and the surrounding streets and roads have been sealed with containers, while police and rangers have also been deployed for the security of the procession and CCTV cameras of the procession.
On the other hand, in Rohri, a 500-year-old procession of Imam Shah is on its way to its destination from Iraq, with hundreds of pilgrims and mourners from across the country attending.
On the other hand, the procession of Zul Jinnah will be taken out from Imambargah Nasir-ul-Azza on the 9th of Muharram in Quetta at 1.30 pm.
Later, Zul Jinnah will be taken to Murreeabad to be included in the Ashura procession.
A mourning procession will be held in Machh area of Bolan district on the occasion of 9th Muharram and strict security arrangements have been made on this occasion.