ASHOORA to be observed tomorrow

ASHOORA to be observed tomorrow

Except Abi Guzar, no restrictions to be in place anywhere in Sgr: Police

Sheikh Danish

Srinagar, Aug 08 :  Ashoora, the 10th day of holy month Muharram, will be observed with religious zeal and fervour across Kashmir tomorrow (Tuesday). However, except Abi Guzar locality, no restrictions shall be imposed anywhere in Srinagar, officials said.

The 10th Muharram is observed as Youm-e-Ashoora when over 1,400 years ago, Imam Hussain (AS), the grandson of Prophet Muhammad (SAW) was martyred along with his family members and companions in Karbala, Iraq.

According to the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), the biggest Muharram procession is scheduled to be carried out in Bota Kadal area to Zadibal area to remember the sacrifices of Karbala martyrs.

The Muharram procession will also be taken out at Bemina and other places including Budgam district, in Pattan and Delina areas of Baramulla district, Wularhama Pahalgam, Sofi Pora, Halkha, Chaturgund in South Kashmir.

Meanwhile, on the eve of Ashoora, the authorities here have decided not to impose any restrictions in Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir.

A top police official said that the curbs would be imposed only near Abi Guzar area of Srinagar.

“Except near the Abi Guzar area, there will be no restrictions anywhere in Srinagar on Ashoora,” a top police official told KNO.

Pertinently, the Muharram processions were taken out today in Baba Demb area, Rainawari and Gow Kadal areas of Srinagar in which the Shia Muslims participated and paid tributes to the Karbala martyrs—(KNO)

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