National Conference President, Farooq Abdullah and party Vice President, Omar Abdullah said on Saturday that Youm-e-Ashura was of great Importance in view of the sacrifice rendered by Hazrat Imam Husain (AS). They said the day commemorates the journey of Hazrat Imam Hussain (AS) towards immortality and eternalization.
In his message, Abdullah said the day marks the great sacrifice of Hazrat Imam Husain (AS), besides teaching the message of bravery, perseverance and struggle to all the coming generations. “It also underscores the fact that falsehood is bound to perish and has a limited existence,” he said.
In his message, Abdullah said Hazrat Imam Husain (AS) elevated the stature of humanity and demarcated good from evil. “His struggle is emblematical of the power of truth and piousness, the virtues which Imam Husain (AS) himself personified,” said Omar.