Subcommittees formed for peace in Muharram

By Bureau report
June 24, 2024
Mourners carry religious flags while marching during a procession on Muharram. — AFP/File

PESHAWAR: The Qaumi Muharram Committee constituted subcommittees to observe the upcoming Muharram-ul-Haram with religious fervour and organise majalis and mourning processions in a peaceful manner.


The decision was taken at a meeting of the committee held at the Imambargah Haji Akbar Ali Khan alias Donga Marka here.Akhunzada Zahid Ali Askar, presided over the meeting attended by others, said a press release issued on Sunday.

Besides caretakers of imambargahs, the elders, including Akhunzada Khursheed Ali Anwar, Agha Syed Zafar Ali Shah al-Hussaini, Agha Syed Sher Shah Rizvi, Agha Syed Ibrar Shah Jaffari, Shahid Imdad Baig, Agha Syed Tazeem Ali Shah, Agha Syed Jarar Ali Shah Bukhari, Syed Tahir Abbas Bukhari, Agha Syed Azhar Ali Shah, Sardar Ali Hassan Qizalbash, Agha Syed Allah Dad Badshah, Agha Syed Dawar Ali Shah, Syed Imaduddin Naqvi, Agha Syed Baqir Yar Mohsin, Syed Zawar Zaidi, Ali Irfan Mir, Malik Amir Karbalai, Sardar Askar Haider Zahid, Hashim Ali advocate, Imran Hasnain Bukhari, Ali Abbas advocate and others also attended the meeting.

The participants discussed the security arrangements, various routes for mourning processions, and steps for implementing the safety plan. The participants presented suggestions for the peaceful mourning processions and majalis and forwarded them to the Qaumi Muharram Committee for approval.Heads of the subcommittees were also nominated, who would properly manage medical, transport and make other necessary arrangements for mourning processions and majalis.