SUKKUR - Commissioner Sukkur, Shafique Mahesar lauded the security measures taken by police, rangers and law enforcement agencies (LEAs) in Sukkur division to maintain peace on Chehlum of Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA). The Commissioner, in a statement on Thursday, appreciated the role of Ulema of various schools of thought who promoted religious harmony, which helped the administration in maintaining peace during the Chehlum. He appreciated the efficient hard work done by police and Rangers personnel under the command of AIG Police Sukkur zone, Sindh and Commander Sindh Rangers (Sukkur) for maintenance of a peaceful atmosphere in Sukkur divsion.

Speakers pay rich tribute to Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA) 

Like others parts of the country, ‘Chehlum’ of Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA) was observed on Thursday in Sukkur, Khairpur, Ghotki, Shikarpur, Jaccababad, Kashmore, Noushehroferoze and other parts including Rohri, Pano Aqil, Kot Diji with religious spirit, devotion and respect. In this connection the Majalis Aza programmes, seminars and conferences were held in the various areas/towns to highlight the sacrifices and the services of Imam Hussain (AS) for Islam. Speakers highlighted the significance of the day and shed light on the sacrifices rendered by Imam Hussain (RA) and his followers to uphold the supremacy of Islam.

Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA) was the grandson of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), and the younger son of the Hazrat Ali (RA) and Hazrat Fatima (RA).

In all parts of the northern Sindh, mourning processions were taken out to highlight the importance of the day and to pay tributes to martyrs of Karbala.

In Khairpur and other districts, speakers said that Imam Hussain (AS) sacrificed his life along with 72 companions in Karbala for protecting Islamic values, supporting human dignity, and defending religion and Shariat.

The great Shahadat of Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA) wrote a new golden chapter in the world history.

A heavy contingent of Police and Rangers were deployed at various points to avert any untoward incident. Rangers and police also carried out patrolling.