An Ashura procession was taken out by the Anjum-I-Shariyaan and Shia-Sunni Coordination committee members on Thursday during which hundreds of people participated and remembered the sacrifices of Qarbala and prayed for the unity of Muslim Ummah.
Before that another procession was led by Agha Syed Hassan Mujtaba of Anjuman-e-Sharie Shian. During the procession Shia-Sunni coordination committee members including, Salim Geelani, Hakim Abdul Rashid, Mushtaq Ahmad Sofi, Imtiyaz Ahmad Reshi, G.N Nagoo, and Farooq Ahmad Saudagar participated and addressed the gathering.
As per a local news agency, KNS, the speakers threw light on the significance of Qarbala martyrs. The participants said that Hazrat imam Aali (RA) does not belong to a particular sect, group or a group, but he belonged to the entire Muslim Ummah.
They highlighted the philosophy of the supreme sacrifice rendered by Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA), the grandson of holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH) for upholding the truth, uprightness and for the glory of Islam.
They participants stressed upon the Muslim Ummah to forge unity among their ranks to avert threats to Islam.
The speakers stressed upon the youth to keep eye on miscreant elements and never allow the nefarious designs to succeed by keeping intact the fabric on inter-sectarian bonhomie.