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 said that police were using CCTV cameras to cover all the processions in Sialkot district to avert any untoward incident during the month of Muharram.
Similarly, Administrator of Municipal Committee Bannu Saleem Javeed Menakhel said to media that on the order of District Administration the cleanliness employees of Municipal Committee will be available in the Muharram Processions and Gathering to provide clean and clear environment to the participants.
Baloch said that hundred percent implementation of ban on pillion riding on Muharram 9 and 10 should be ensured.
But in Kashmir, Muharram processions and public gatherings by separatists have been banned since a rebellion against Indian rule broke out in 1989.
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.
Pakistan has been witnessing bomb and suicide blasts during Muharram
Both the delegations expressed full satisfaction over the adopted security measures and assured their full cooperation for peaceful observance of Muharram.
At least 568 Majalis, 179 mourning processions and more than 33 Waiz sessions will be organized on 8th Muharram in different areas of Karachi as per the Karachi Police report presented in the meeting.
He said that helicopters and CCTV cameras will be used for surveillance of Muharram processions, and additional contingents of police will be deployed outside mosques and Imambargahs.
ABU DHABI - The Fatwa and Legislation Section of the Department of Judiciary- Abu Dhabi, announced that the first day of Muharram falls on Sunday November 27.
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.
Talking to reporter here on Wednesday, a police spokesman Faisal Jahan said that a special control room has been set up at CPO office to monitor the drone cameras which were being used for Muharram processions.