Muharram


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Muharram

 

the first month in the Muslim lunar calendar. The first ten days of Muharram, days of mourning among the Shiites, are dedicated to the memory of their great martyr Husain.

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He appreciated PESCO field staff arrangements to keep the power supply smooth during Ashura Muharram.
arram, the first month of the Islamic calendar, reaches a crescendo on 10th Muharram, the day when Imam Hussain Ibn Ali, grandson of Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon Him), and his followers were martyred in 61 Hijri or 680 CE at Karbala, in present-day Iraq.
Leaders of both sects expressed full satisfaction over the adopted security measures and assured their full cooperation for peaceful observance of Muharram.
Both the delegations expressed full satisfaction over the police security measures as well as assured their full cooperation for peaceful observance of Muharram.
Two years ago the procession of the 10th of Muharram was attacked when a bomb ripped through hundreds of people, killing more than 50 and injuring more than 100.
Hence, the 10th of Muharram corresponds with Tuesday (Dec.
The security plan for Muharram sent by government of Khyber Pukhtunkhwa to the Ministry of Interior has been approved according to which four platoons of Army, six platoons of Frontier Constabulary and six platoons of Police force will be deployed in sensitive areas.
In view of Muharram processions, Karachi traffic police has announced alternate routes and traffic arrangements for Saturday and Sunday.
In his briefing, Deputy Commissioner told that the main procession of 7th Muharram ul Haraam would be brought out Imambargah Muhajreen early morning tomorrow (Thursday) and after marching through its traditional route it would conclude at Imam Bargah Qadeemi after Maghrib prayer.
But in Kashmir, Muharram processions and public gatherings by separatists have been banned since a rebellion against Indian rule broke out in 1989.
The Court said that no one reported sighting the crescent of the lunar month of Muharram on Sunday night, Dhu Al-Hijjah 29, 1431, corresponding to December 05, 2010, noting that Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon Him) said, if you cannot sight the crescent of the coming lunar month on the 29th night, then complete the current month for 30 days.
He said comprehensive security plan has been chalked out to observe peaceful Muharram processions and Majalis, adding that section 144 would remain intact till 10th of Muharram under which display of arms, use of tinted glasses in vehicles, pillion riding, use of loudspeaker would be banned.