Holy Ashura observed in Rajshahi


RAJSHAHI, Sept 21, 2018 (BSS) – The holy Ashura, marking the tragic 10th
day of Muharram, was observed here on Friday with due religious fervor and

Different religious organisations, including Islamic Foundation, observed
the day through various programmes.

The Shia community people brought out a Tazia procession in the city from
Shaheb Bazar area which paraded the main streets chanting “Hai Hussein, Hai

Besides, several processions were brought out from city’s different areas
including Dargapara, Seroil and Upashahar.

Other programmes of the day included Quran Khwani, Milad Mahfil and

Islamic Foundation organized a discussion on ‘Importance of Holy Ashura in
Preserving Peace and Order in Society’ at its divisional office.

Marking the holy day, thousands of musallis at the end of today’s Juma
prayers offered special munajats seeking divine blessings and eternal peace
of departed souls particularly their near and dear ones, continued peace,
progress, and prosperity of the country and as well as greater welfare of the
Muslim Ummah.