Srinagar, Aug 9 : Youm-e-Ashura, 10th of Muharram, was observed across Kashmir with due solemnity and sanctity to pay homepage to the sacrifices rendered by Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA) and his companions.
The processions of 10th Muharram-ul-Haram were taken out from various parts of Kashmir today while the main procession was taken out in Srinagar. “Strict security arrangements were in place on the route of the procession to avoid any untoward situation,” an official said.
Hundreds of majalis were held throughout the Kashmir while small and big processions were taken out from other district including Baramulla, Pulwama, Budgam and Ganderbal.
Meanwhile Additional Director General of Police (ADGP) Kashmir Vijay Kumar along with SSP Srinagar Rakesh Balwal and other senior officers participated in 10th Muharram procession in Srinagar city on Tuesday.
“The ADGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar along with SSP Srinagar Rakesh Balwal & other officers participated in the 10th Muharram procession marking the martyrdom anniversary of Hazrat Imam Hussain (AS) & also held the Shabih e Zuljana of Imam Hussain (AS) today in Zadibal Srinagar,” Kashmir police zone in a tweet said.
Notably, Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah also visited Zadibal are in Srinagar during Ashura procession (10th Muharram).
“Former Chief Minister of Jammu & Kashmir and @JKNC_ Vice President @OmarAbdullah along with party Chief Spokesperson @tanvirsadiq distributes food items among the Shia mourners during the Ashura (10th Muharram) procession, at Zadibal in Srinagar,” NC says in it’s tweet.
Meanwhile, Bandipora police said that the Muharram processions were going on peacefully across the district with the attendance of devotees in large numbers.
To monitor the situation SSP Bandipora Mohmad Zahid, along with SDPO Sumbal ,SHO Sumbal and officials of civil administration/magistrates visited various places and ensured all possible arrangements and facilities are being provided to devotee.
He also reviewed the law and order situation and interacted with devotees and ensured them all possible help and cooperation from police and civil administration.(KNS).