LAHORE (APP) - Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif has said that Karbala tragedy symbolises steadfastness and supreme sacrifices of Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA), and other martyrs who laid down their lives for truth and supremacy of Islam. He said that this incident also reminds us not to hesitate from any sacrifice for earning the blessings of Allah and His Prophet (PBUH). In a message on Youm-e-Ashur, the CM said that the Karbala tragedy was a battle between truth and falsehood and the sacrifices of Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA) and other martyrs were a beacon of light for the entire humanity. He said that there was a need for drawing inspiration from the philosophy of Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA) for maintenance of peace, elimination of cruelty and oppression and creating an atmosphere of brotherhood. He said that struggle of Hazrat Imam (RA) gives us the message of rising above mutual differences, for eliminating sectarianism and terrorism and demonstrating patience and equanimity. He said that Pakistan was facing serious threats and in order to cope with internal and external challenges, it was essential that all differences should be set aside for forging unity in our ranks. He said that there was a need for promoting harmony and tolerance in the society for rooting out sectarianism and terrorism. He said that Ulema and religious leaders of all schools of thought should play an active role for creating an atmosphere of peace and tranquillity in the country.