LAHORE – Processions will be taken out and majalis will be held in every nook and corner of the country to mark the 40th day to the martyrdom of Imam Hussain (RA) today (Saturday).
Foolproof security arrangements have been made for the main Chehlum procession in Lahore, Karachi, Rawalpindi and other cities of the country. Ban on pillion riding has been imposed in major cities Sindh, Punjab, KPK and Balochistan.
According to sources, the ban on pillion riding has been imposed to counter possible security threats on the occasion of Chehlum. Moreover police officials have also been deployed at sensitive areas in all major cities.
Meanwhile mobile networks will be shut down on account of Chehlum of Imam Hussain (RA). Mobile networks are reported to go down starting 8am on Saturday, December 13.