KARACHI, June 17 (APP): As elsewhere, the Youm-e-Ali was observed
in Karachi on Saturday with due fervour and reverance to mark the martyrdom of Hazrat Ali (RA).
The main procession in the metropolis was taken out amid tight security
from the Nishter Part after a Majlis.
Participants of the mourning procession offered Namaz-i-Zuhrain in
front of Imambargah Ali Raza on the M.A. Jinnah Road.
After passing through its traditional, route the procession ended
at Husanian Iranian Kharadar.
Foolproof security arrangements were made on the occasion by the
law enforcement agencies (LEA).
The Karachi police had deployed 5,570 police officers and jawans
for the purpose.
The Karachi administration had banned the pillion-riding on the
The District Municipal Corporation (DMC) Karachi South had made
adequate arrangements for cleanliness along the route of the main
procession of the Youm-e-Ali.
Similar arrangements were also undertaken for Imambarghas and
The DMC Karachi South had established a control room at its
headoffice for monitoring and redressal of any complaints.
A DMC South statement said that Sindh Home Minister, Suhail Anwar
Sial, Commissioner Karachi, Ejaz Ahmed Khan, and chairman DMC South,
Malik Muhammad Fayyaz, during their visit saw the arrangements for the
main procesion at Numaish, and M.A. Jinnah Road to Kharadar.