In Photos: Ashura Observed With Fervor in Kashmir

In Photos: Ashura Observed With Fervor in Kashmir
Youm-e-Ashura was observed on Thursday with religious fervor across Jammu & Kashmir to pay tributes to Hazrat Imam Hussain (AS), the grandson of Prophet Muhammad (SAW), and his companions for their supreme sacrifice in Karbala.Mubashir Khan for Greater Kashmir
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Thousands of Shia mourners participated in Alam and Zuljanah processions across J&K.
Thousands of Shia mourners participated in Alam and Zuljanah processions across J&K.Mubashir Khan for Greater Kashmir
thousands of Azadars participated in Alam and Zuljanah procession in downtown Srinagar which passed through Mohalla Syed Afzal, Alamgari Bazar and culminated at Zadibal Imambargah.
thousands of Azadars participated in Alam and Zuljanah procession in downtown Srinagar which passed through Mohalla Syed Afzal, Alamgari Bazar and culminated at Zadibal Imambargah.Mubashir Khan for Greater Kashmir
Ashura processions were also taken out in Baarji Harwan, Bemina, Gund Khwaja Qasim, Mirgund, Hanjiveera, Balhama, Panear, Tral, Divsar Kulgam, Sofipora Pahalgam, Chattergul, Achabal, Dangerpora, Sonawari and several other places.
Ashura processions were also taken out in Baarji Harwan, Bemina, Gund Khwaja Qasim, Mirgund, Hanjiveera, Balhama, Panear, Tral, Divsar Kulgam, Sofipora Pahalgam, Chattergul, Achabal, Dangerpora, Sonawari and several other places.Mubashir Khan for Greater Kashmir
The traditional Ashura procession used to commence from Abi Guzar near Lal Chowk and pass through the areas of Basantbagh, Haba Kadal, Nala Mar and culminate in the evening at Zadibal in old Srinagar.
The traditional Ashura procession used to commence from Abi Guzar near Lal Chowk and pass through the areas of Basantbagh, Haba Kadal, Nala Mar and culminate in the evening at Zadibal in old Srinagar.Mubashir Khan for Greater Kashmir
However, it was banned in 1990 on the grounds that the mourning procession posed threat to law and order.
However, it was banned in 1990 on the grounds that the mourning procession posed threat to law and order.Mubashir Khan for Greater Kashmir
In central Kashmir’s Budgam district Ashura processions was taken out from Gazi Manzil to Imambara Yousufabad, Magam, Iskinderpora Beerwah and Sonpah. The biggest procession was taken out from Mirgund to Imambargah Budgam.
In central Kashmir’s Budgam district Ashura processions was taken out from Gazi Manzil to Imambara Yousufabad, Magam, Iskinderpora Beerwah and Sonpah. The biggest procession was taken out from Mirgund to Imambargah Budgam.Mubashir Khan for Greater Kashmir

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