KARACHI: Martyrdom day of Hazrat Ali (RA) is being observed across the country with due solemnity on Saturday, Aaj News reported.
Various programmes have been chalked out in connection with the day where Ulema and scholars will shed light on the life and services of Hazrat Ali (RA) for Islam.
Hazrat Ali (r.z) was martyred on the 21st of the holy month of Ramazan more than thirteen centuries ago.
Prophet Muhammad’s (p.b.u.h) son-in-law and cousin, Imam Ali (r.z) is highly respected for his courage, knowledge and deep loyalty to the Prophet (p.b.u.h) as well as for administering justice.
Majalis-e Aza will be held and processions taken out which pass through traditional routes and culminate at their destinations.
The police and other law-enforcement agencies have finalized foolproof security arrangements.