Youm-e-Ali RA observed with religious solemnity

Saturday 17 June 2017 2 months ago 70   Islamabad   Print

A procession is seeing in Karachi, File photo.

Report  Web desk : Martyrdom day of Hazrat Ali (RA) was observed with due solemnity countrywide while big rallies and mourning Majalis were also held. As per details, various programmes were chalked out in connection with the day where Ulema and scholars shed light on the life and services of Hazrat Ali (RA) for Islam. Big gathering and rallies were holding in big cities which converged through the scheduled time and routes. In Karachi all the shops on the route of the processions were sealed while containers were also placed to prevent entry from other roads and streets joining the MA Jinnah Road in Karachi. Provincial government has banned pillion riding and mobile phone services in Karachi, Hyderabad, Sukkur, MirpurKhas and other cities to avoid any untoward situation. Security arrangements: A total of 5,570 personnel will be deployed on the routes of processions and major imambargahs of the city where a total of 834 majlis events and 122 processions will be held. Other cities: The Martyrdom day of Hazrat Ali (RA) was also observed in Lahore, Sargodha, Faisalabad, Rawalpindi, In Sindh, Rohri, Khairpur, Sukkur, Hyderabad, Peshawar, Mardan, Kohat, Quetta and some other big cities as well. (01)