The Chehlum of Hazrat Imam Hussain (AS) and His companions was observed on Monday the 20th of Safar-1438 AH. Several programmes were organized to mark the occasion.
The functions were organized by Jammu and Kashmir Shia Association, J&K Ittihad-ul-Muslimeen, J&K Anjuman-e-Shar-e-Shiaan, J&K Anjuman-e-Shar-e-Shiaan led by Aga Syed Muhammad Fazalullah Al-Safvi Al-Mosvi and others.
A daylong Majlis Chehlum was organised by J&K Shia Association led by Moulana Imran Raza Ansari at Imam Bargah Zadiabal here. Thousands of mourners thronged the Imam Bargah Zadibal and attended the Majlis.
The Majlis was started with the recitation of verses from the Holy Quran. It was followed by prominent Zakirs of the Association reciting Marsiya.
Moulana Imran Raza threw light on the life and teachings of Imam.
Latter Moulana Ansari led a procession from the Shrine of Grand Mulla Fazal Ali Ansari (RA) at Baba Mazar Alamgari Bazar which culminated at Imambara Zadibal.
A similar Majlis was also organized by Ittihad-ul-Muslimeen led by Moulana Muhammad Abass Ansari at Sajjadabad Chattabal Srinagar.
People from all walks of life participated in the Majlis. After recitation of Holy Quran, prominent zakirs including Aga Syed Mushtaq Mosvi, Muhammad Shafi, Khawaja, Maqsool Ali, Haji Ghulam Hassan, Syed Hassan Mosvi of Garand Kalan and others recited marsiya.
JK Itthad-ul-Muslimeen Chief Patron, Moulana Abass Ansari, spoke about importance of the Karbala martyrs.
Later Moulana Abass Ansari took out a Zuljanah procession from Bemina crossing which culminated at Masjid Sajjadiya Sajjadabad Chattabal, Srinagar.
The Anjuman-e-Shar-e-Shiaan led by Aga Syed Hassan Al-Safvi Al-Mosvi held a daylong Majlis at Hassanabad, Budgam in which thousands of mourners paid glowing tributes Hazrat Imam Hussain (AS) and Karbala Martyrs.
J&K Anjuman-e-Shar-e-Shiaan Chief Patron, Aga Syed Hassan Mustaffa Safvi Al-Mosvi, spoke about importance of Karbala incident. Later processions were taken out from Zaildar Mohalla to Imambargah Hassanabad and also Astan Sharief Budgam to Imambargah Budgam.
The authorities allowed Aga Hassan to participate in the Majlis after 136 days detention.
Meanwhile the Anjuman-e-Shar-e-Shiaan led by Aga Syed Muhammad Fazalullah Al-Safvi Al-Mosvi held a daylong Majlis at Imambargah Ayatullah Yousuf (RA). Thousands of mourners attended the Majlis Chehlum. A procession was taken out from Garipora Bemina which culminated at Khomeini Chowk Bemina.'