The Muharram 8 procession of Zuljinnah was taken out from Imambargah Punjtani on Sunday amid heavy deployment of police and elite force. Advisor to Prime Minister on Overseas Pakistanis and Tourism Development Zulfi Bokhari , Chairman Public Accounts Committee Syed Yawar Abbas Bokhari , MPA Mahindar Pal Singh , Sardar Santok Singh and others specially participated . Procession was taken out with religious zeal and zest under the auspices of Anjuman Janisaran Hussain . The particilants offered Zuhrain at Madani Chowk led by Maulana Akbar Ali Shakri . Addressi the mourners Maulana Shakri and other religious scholars said that Karbala was a lesson which gave the message of upholding righteousness and truth for eternal success.
Imam Hussain is not only a hero of Islamic history but also a symbol of a unique philosophy which draws a line between noble and evil forces , they said. They said , the nation has to realise its responsibilities and work towards promoting unity and religious harmony shunning sectarianism and differences. The procession passed through its traditional routes and ended peacefully at Imambargah Hussainia . Security was beefed up to ensure peace. All roads were heavily guarded and procession routes were lined up with barbed wires . DPO Attock Syed Shahzad Nadeem Bokhari and other officials which included Assustant Commissioner Jannat Hussain , ASP Muhammad Waqas , SHO Haji Gulfaraz and others visited the Imambargahs and procession routes at intervals to monitor the security arrangements .
Sabeel of water and milk and langar stalls were also set up by the procession organisers in collaboration with tehsil muncipal administration. It is worth mentioning that for the first time in the history of Attock , water and milk sabeels were arranged by MPA Sardar Mahindar Pal Singh and Sardar Santok Singh who had come to attend this procession on the invitation of Chairman PAC Punjab Syed Yawar Abbas Bokhari. Both the followers of Sikh religion termed their participation in the procession their good luck and blessing of Almighty Allah. They said, Sikh religion believes in the service if humanity and gives message of loving humanity. Special mobile teams of DHQ Hospital Attock and Rescue 1122 provided medical cover to the procession.