Reciting Nohas and practising Zanjeer Zani to mourn the sacrifices, the participants of the mourning rallies paid tributes to Imam Hussain (RA) and his companions. Photo: OINN

(Web Desk) – Carrying out processions to honour Imam Hussain (RA) and his companions, the Chehlum marking forty days of Ashura was observed with religious fervour across Pakistan.

Reciting Nohas and practising Zanjeer Zani to mourn the sacrifices, the participants of the mourning rallies paid tributes to Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA) and his companions who laid down their lives in the battle of Karbala.


A young boy waves an Alam during a procession of Chehlum of Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA) and the martyrs of Karbala, in Quetta. Photo: OINN


An FC personnel stands alert in Quetta to cope with any untoward situation during the procession of Chehlum whereas the roads of the route of the rally have been blocked with barbed wires and trucks. Photo: OINN


Members of Shia community mourn during the procession of Chehlum in Lahore. Photo: OINN


Members of Shia community touching a Tazia during the procession of Chehlum in Lahore. Photo: OINN


A woman weeps during a Chehlum procession in Lahore. Photo: OINN


Members of Shia community during a procession of Chehlum of Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA) and the martyrs of Karbala in Multan. Photo: OINN


People form a queue at the walk through gates to participate in the main procession of Chehlum in Rawalpindi. Photo: OINN


A man distributes water among the women participating in the main procession of Chehlum in Rawalpindi. Photo: OINN


Allama Akbar Ali Sadiqi leading the Namaz-e-Zuhrain during a procession of Chehlum in Rawalpindi. Photo: OINN


The main procession of Chehlum that started from Imambargah Ashiq Hussain Taili Muhalla in Rawalpindi. Photo: OINN


Police personnel stand alert to cope with any untoward situation during the main procession of Chehlum in Rawalpindi. Photo: OINN


Roads blocked with containers at Karachi’s Empress Market during the procession of Chehlum of Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA) and the martyrs of Karbala. Photo: OINN


Tehreek-i-Nafaz-i-Fiqh-i-Jafriya (TNFJ) chief Agha Syed Hamid Ali Shah Moosavi touching the Zuljinah during the main procession of Chehlum of Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA) and martyrs of Karbala, in Rawalpindi. Photo: OINN


A view of Rawalpindi’s main procession marking 40 days of Ashura. Photo: OINN


Members of the Shia community during a Chehlum procession marking 40 days of Ashura in Karachi. Photo: OINN


Shiite Muslims mourn during a Chehlum procession of Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA) and the martyrs of Karbala, in Karachi. Photo: OINN


Shiite Muslims attending a Chehlum procession of Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA) and his companions in Faisalabad. Photo: OINN


People walk past shops sealed by the administration for the security of Chehlum processions in Empress Market, Karachi. Photo: OINN