Holy Ashura Tomorrow
Published: 11:54 AM, 8 August 2022 Updated: 04:45 PM, 8 August 2022
The Holy Ashura will be observed across the country tomorrow, August 9 with due reverence and religious solemnity.
Tomorrow is the 10th day of the month of Muharram in Hijri calendar. Muslims across the world recall the sacrifice of Hazrat Imam Hossain (RA) along with his family members and 72 followers, who embraced martyrdom in 680 AD for establishing truth and justice in the fight with soldiers of Yazid on Karbala Maidan in Iraq.
On this occasion many programmes has been taken all over the country. Police have taken special security measures in the capital marking the occasion.
The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) has banned all kinds of tazia, mourning and pike processions in the Dhaka metropolitan area on the occasion of the holy Ashura tomorrow.
However, devoted city dwellers will be able to perform religious rites in compliance with the health rules. But, carrying of knives, daggers, scissors, spears, swords, sticks and displaying fireworks and crackers will be strictly prohibited in these ceremonies.