PESHAWAR: The main Alm and Zuljinah procession of 9th Moharram was taken out from Imambargah Hussainia Hall in cantonment area here Friday amid tight security arrangements by the Police and law enforcement agencies.
The ‘Azadars’ are passing through prescribed routes to pay rich tributes and homage to the martyrs of Karbala. Later, the procession culminated at Hussainia Hall imambargah.
Chief Minister advisor for information and higher education Mustaq Ghani and CCPO Mubarak Zaib Khan reviewed security arrangements and expressed satisfaction over it. The Children and Women Azadars also participated in the main procession.
Heavy contingent of police and other law enforcing agencies escorted the procession. The religious scholars said sacrifice of Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA) at Karbala along with his 72 companions for supremacy of Islam would be remembered in golden words.
Deputy Commissioner Peshawar Riaz Khan Mehsud also visited cantonment and inspected the security arrangements and appreciated concerned departments for measures taken for safety of people.