Ashoora to be observed today
No internet blockade, no restrictions just strict traffic management given huge assemblage of devotees: Officials
Devotees take out a Muharram procession in the interiors of Dal Lake on Monday. Photo/Javed Khan
Srinagar: Ashoora, the 10th day of holy month Muharram, will be observed with religious zeal and fervour across Kashmir tomorrow (Tuesday).
Officials said that though no restrictions shall be imposed anywhere on the processions rallies in Srinagar except Abi Guzar locality, curbs will remain in place for traffic on various routes of the city due to huge gatherings in rallies.
The biggest Muharram procession is scheduled to be carried out in Bota Kadal area to Zadibal area to remember the sacrifices of Karbala martyrs, rports said.
The Muharram procession will also be taken out at Bemina and other places including Budgam district, in Pattan and Delina areas of Baramulla district, Wularhama Pahalgam, Sofi Pora, Halkha, Chaturgund in South Kashmir.
Meanwhile, on the eve of Ashoora, the authorities here have decided not to impose any restrictions of internet in Srinagar.
A top police official told KNO, “However, there will be curbs on traffic movement on traffic routes of Srinagar due to huge gatherings in rally/rallies.”
Pertinently, the Muharram processions were taken out today in Baba Demb area, Rainawari and Gow Kadal areas of Srinagar in which large number of Shia Muslims participated and paid tributes to the Karbala martyrs.