Srinagar, August 08: Additional Director General of Police Kashmir Vijay Kumar along with SSP Srinagar Rakesh Balwal and other senior officers participated in 10th Muharram procession in Central Kashmir’s Srinagar District on Tuesday, offcials said.
The Kashmir Police Zone wrote on twitter, “ADGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar along with SSP Srinagar & other officers participated in the 10th Muharram procession marking the martyrdom anniversary of Hazrat Imam Hussain (AS) & also held the Shabih e Zuljana of Imam Hussain (AS) today in Zadibal Srinagar,”.
The day of Ashura or Muharram date is acknowledged for several key Islamic events.
However, it is mainly associated with the martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hussain (AS) and his companions. Processions and rallies are organized by people to pay tribute to the grandson and family members of Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him). In mosques and Imambargahs, ulemas describe the significance of the holy Islamic day and the sacrifices of Ahl-e-Bayt.