Holy Ashura observed in Rajshahi
RAJSHAHI, Aug 9, 2022 (BSS) - The holy Ashura, commemorating the martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hossain Ibn Ali (RA), a grandson of Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him), was observed here today with due religious fervor and zeal as elsewhere in the country.
Today is the 10th day of the month of Muharram in Hijri calendar. This day is well-known as the "Holy Ashura".
Different religious organisations, including Islamic Foundation and Bangladesh Ahle Hadith Bayte Foundation, observed the day through various programmes.
The Shia community people brought out a peaceful procession in the city area to mark the day.
Other programmes of the day included Quran Khwani, Milad Mahfil and fasting.
Islamic Foundation organised a discussion on 'Importance of Holy Ashura in Preserving Peace and Order in Society' at Hatemkha Jame Mosque on Monday afternoon.
Thousands of musallis after Johr 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.