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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Besides Muharram security, implementation on National Action plan was underway while extra police pickets had been established for checking at entry and exit points of the district, SSP informed.
Muharram is often called the month of remembrance and is the holiest month after Ramadan, with solemn and commemorative events rather than joyful celebrations as many Muslims in the UK spend the day praying and reflecting on their lives.
Addressing the meeting Chief Secretary Fazeel Asghar said, provincial government was responsible to secure lives and properties of masses hence provincial government utilizing all resources to secure Muharram's processions,
In this regard, operational head Ayaz Aslam briefed the DG Rescue Punjab that all districts had prepared emergency plans for Muharram in accordance with the directions, issued by the government of Punjab.
Parking of vehicles, motorcycles and handcarts would not be allowed within a distance of 200 meters from Imambargahs and route of Muharram processions.
DG Rangers Maj Gen Omer Ahmed Bokhari said the route of the main Muharram procession had become a bit long because of development works on M.
Dubai: UAE residents can gear up for a long weekend as the first of Muharram or Islamic New Year holiday is likely to fall on September 1, according to Islamic calendar and astronomers.
Ashfaq Khan said that Lahore Police will ensure peaceful Muharram this year as well.
In Kohat and Peshawar districts, police and security forces will cordon off the most sensitive areas of the province on Muharram 9 and Muharram 10.
Speaking on this occasion, DPO Kohat said that the police will do body searches during month of Muharram related mourning processions and gatherings.
According to Ibrahim Al Jarwan, member of the Arab Union for Space and Astronomy Sciences (AUAS), Muharram 1 is likely to be on Sunday, September 1.
Anjuman Sharie Shian in a statement issued in Srinagar said that the ban on the Muharram processions was tantamount to interference in the religious affairs of the people.