Muharram procession taken out in Jammu

A Majlis was organised before the procession which was addressed by Moulana Syed Ghazanfar Ali Rizvi, Professor Jamia Tul Muntzar Nogawan Sadat.

On 7th day of Muharram, a procession was taken out by Anjuman-e-Imamia Jammu from the residence of late Syed Mazhar Ali Shah to commemorate the sacrifice of Shehzada Qasim (a.s) one of the Martyrs of  Karbala.

A Majlis was organised before the procession which was addressed by Moulana Syed Ghazanfar Ali Rizvi, Professor Jamia Tul Muntzar Nogawan Sadat.

In his address, Maulana stressed upon the teachings of Prophet Mohammad (Pbuh) and also highlighted the great sacrifice of Shehzada Qasim (a.s) for the sake of truth. He further added Karbala taught us how to be victorious while you are oppressed.

During the procession, mourners were reciting Nohas and Marsiahs to pay tribute to Shehzada Qasim (a.s). At Imam Bargah New Plot, the mourners offered namaz-e-magribain and a Majlis was also organised by Anjuman-e-Haidery New Plot which was addressed by Molana Syed Hussain Bakairi from Nowgama Sadat U.P. Maulana in his address said that “We should follow the path of Imam Hussain (a.s).”

President Anjuman-e-Imamia, Syed Amanat Ali Shah, while addressing the media said that Karbala is a thought that cannot be deceived. He added that every scholar and historian mentioned this sacrifice of Imam Hussain (a.s) and his 72 companions as one of the greatest sacrifice of the centuries. He further added that Imam Hussain (a.s) taught us all how to stand up and resist cruelty and oppression.

Ali Abuzar, president Anjuman-e-Haidery New Plot said that Karbala is not mere a battle, it’s a fight against the tyranny, cruelty and oppression of Yazeed “and we learned from Karbala that we should stand with oppressed.”

After passing through the traditional route, New Plot, Ambphalla Road, Ustad Mohalla, Panjtirthi, Jain Bazaar, Khatikan Talab, the procession culminated at Imam Bargah Sofi Shah Peer Mitha.

Prof Sujat Khan, secretary Anjuman-e-Imamia Jammu said, “We are highly thankful to the people from different regions like Rajouri, Poonch, Surankote, Chanderkot, Gursai, Kashmir, Kargil and Ladakh and organizations like Anjuman-e-Haidery New Plot, Anjuman-e-Hussaini Bathindi, ALMSAJ, AKSAJ and Shaheed Mutahri Library New Plots, MEWSL and People of different faiths who have participated in the procession to pay tribute to Imam Hussain (a.s) and all the martyrs of Karbala.”