SUKKUR - Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Sukkur, Tariq Abbas Qureshi on Monday visited the route of central procession of Youm-e-Ali (RA).

Talking to the media, he said that all available resources would be utilised for foolproof security arrangements on Youm-e-Ali (RA). He said that search operations were being conducted daily in the city and special attention would be paid to the route of central procession. The screening is conducted for the central route and arrangements are completed by the departments concerned, he said.

The DIG said that Special Branch officials and police response unit would patrol around the route of central procession. He said that parking arrangements had been made at Markazi Imam Bargah for participants of the procession, adding that security had been beefed up at entry and exit points of the districts.

Birth anniversary of Hazrat Imam Hassan (RA) observed

The birth anniversary of Hazrat Imam Hassan (RA), the grandson of last Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUP) and son of Hazrat Ali (RA) was observed in Sukkur with religious zeal and fervour. The day began with recitation of the Holy Quran at Sehr in towns and cities throughout the country.

Ulema, Waezeen and Zakreen, while addressing the Mahafil-e-Milad, conferences, seminars and other festive gatherings, highlighted the pious character of Imam Hassan (RA) in great detail.

Processions were also being taken out in Rohri, Kandhra, Babarlio, Kot Diji and other areas to pay tribute to the elder grandson of Holy Prophet (PBUH).

Speaking on the occasion, the Ulema and religious scholars highlighted the role of Hazrat Imam Hassan (RA) for the cause of Islam and efforts which was made by him for the unity of masses at that time. The kuniyyat of Hazrat Imam Hassan (RA) is Abu Muhammad and renowned title is Mujtaba.

He was born on 15th of Ramzan-ul-Mubarik, 3 Hijrah and according to some in 2 Hijrah (624AD) in Medina. The grandson of the Holy Prophet (PBUH) taught humanity a practical lesson, to live in peace, which is a key to success in this world and hereafter. Imam Hassan (AS) married Umm Ishaq bint Talha, Hafsa bint ‘Abd al-Rahman Abu Bakr, Hind bint Suhayl, Amru, and Ju’da bint al-Ash’ath Qays. Imam’s wife Ja’dah, the daughter of Ash’ath poisoned him which affected his liver.