Ashura to be observed today

Islamabad: Ashura, the 10th of Muharramul Haram, will be observed today (Tuesday) with due solemnity to pay homage to Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA) and other martyrs of Karbala tragedy.

Zuljinah and Taazia processions will be taken out in all big and small cities and towns of the country.

In major cities, processions will be taken out from imambargahs at midnight tonight.

Ninth Moharram processions will also be taken out today. In Islamabad, the main Zuljinah and Taazia procession will be taken out from Markazi Imambargah G-6/2.

Federal and Provincial governments have taken strict security measures to maintain law and order on the occasion. Contingents of law enforcing agencies are patrolling sensitive areas.

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