9th Muharram processions taken out in Kargil

Commemorating the martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hussain (AS) and his faithful companions in the battle of Karbala, the 9th Muharram processions were taken out in Kargil district on Saturday amidst strict observance of COVID19 SOPs.

The mourners were wailing and beating their chests in the memory of Imam Hussain (AS) and his 72 companions who made supreme sacrifices to uplift truth, justice and human values.

In view of the COVID19 pandemic, only 2 processions were taken out in Kargil town this year with limited number of participants.

The processions under the banner of Anjuman e Jamiat ul Ulema Isna Ashariya Kargil (AJUIAK)/ Islamia School Kargil and Imam Khomeini Memorial Trust (IKMT) after marching through the Main Bazar Kargil culminated at Islamia School Premises and Hussaini Park Kargil where mourning congregations were held.

The District Administration Kargil had made elaborate arrangements to ensure the smooth and proper conduct of the mourning processions amid the observance of SOPs in letter and spirit.

The processions were held under the close supervision and coordination of the Magistrates, police officers, Nodal Officers, Management Committee members and volunteers of AJUIAK and IKMT so as to ensure the implementation of SOPs in a proper manner.

9th Muharram procession was also held at Sub Divisional headquarter Drass amidst strict observance of COVID19 SOPs with participation of a limited number of mourners.