ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: As soon as the Zuljinah (markab of Imam
Hussain AS) was taken out after Majlis-e-aza, he with weeping eyes
stood in front of Quaid-i-Millat-i-Jafariya Agha Syed Hamid Ali Shah
Moosavi; he bowed down his head to signify his grief; ‘Ya Hussain
wavela … khali aya zuljinah’ were the chants being chanted by every
azadar and they were pounding their chests and heads, and screaming in
deep sorrow over sufferings of Ahlul Bait (AS).
These were some of the heart-rending scenes of beginning of annual
historic procession of Zuljinah, brought out from Jamiatul Murtaza
G-9/4 Islamabad on Sunday Muharram 8, under arrangements of
Quaid-i-Millat-i-Jafariya Agha Hamid Moosavi to pay homage to
matchless and supreme sacrifices rendered by Nawasa-e-Rasol-us
Saqalain (SAWW), Farzand-e-Ali-o-Batool (AS) Hazrat Imam Hussain (AS)
and his 72 dear and near ones
Thousands of participants of the procession reiterated their resolve
that no hesitation would be shown in giving any sacrifice to thwart
heinous colonial conspiracies against Islam and Pakistan by following
Addressing the matamdaran at Muhammasdi Chowk G-9/2, Khateeb Fateh
Furat Syed Qamar Haider Zaidi highlighted Hussaini objective. Strongly
condemning the last day bomb blast in Peshawar, he termed it a doing
of enemies of Islam and Pakistan aimed at destabilizing motherland,
and said these blasts could not push us back from the Path of
Hussainiat; there is no maslaki or maktabi conflict in any part of the
world including Pakistan.
He paid tribute to the Shia-Sunni brethren in Peshawar who foiled
the enemy’s conspiracy through unity and took out the procession
He said Gham-e-Hussain is not any particular sect’s inheritance;
rather his Qayam was for demolition of oppression and barbarism, and
survival of Divine principles and Shariat-e-Muhammadi, that is why
every conscious person is thankful to Hussaain ibne Ali (AS).
A resolution demanded from the government to get load-shedding of
electricity stopped across the country during Ashra-e-Muharram,
because Ayyam-e-Aza procession are being taken out throughout the
nights and the enemy could get an opportunity owing to load-shedding.
Another resolution termed set up of Muharram Control Rooms in
Federal Interior Ministry, Punjab, Balochistan and Sarhad on the
demand of Tehreek Nafaz-e-Fiqh-e-Jafariya ‘good step’. It expressed
regrets for non-formation of Control Room by the Sindh government
up-till-now, demanding to set it up forthwith, and if it has been
established then publicize the same through notification.
By another resolution, the participants demand that Anti-Terrorism
Act should be implemented strictly.
Another resolution regretted that so far musical and comedy programs
were continued on electronic media.
Strongly condemning the act of Pakistani High Commission in Britain
for not giving holiday on Ashura 30 January, another resolution
demanded holiday in PHC on Tuesday January 30 to end restlessness of
employees of the Commission and so that they could participate in
Ashura Majalis and processions.
The participants reiterated their resolve to fully follow the CODE OF
AZADARI announced by the Quaid-i-Millat-i-Jafariya Hamid Moosavi,
demanded from the government to give ideological representation to
Maktab-e-Tashayyo in all State departments, and implement
Junejo-Moosavi agreement of 21 May 85 to resolve long-standing
problems of Millat-e-Jafariya Pakistan.
Ch. Mushtaq Hussain also paid tributes in Bargahe Hussainiat followed
by zanjeer-zani by Azadaran.
The procession culminated after reaching at Jamia Imam As-Sadiq (AS)
Karachi Company after touching through its designated routes. Matmi
groups from Islamabad and surrounding areas participated in matamdari.
Replicas of Zuljinah, Alam, cradle of Hazrat Ali Asghar and Mehndi
Shehzada Qasim (AS) were taken out. Mukhtar Students Organization,
Ibrahim Scouts, Mukhtar Generation, Mukhtar Force and other religious
and social organizations took part in the arrangements. Sabeel-e-Hussaini
was set up. Members of TNFJ district Islamabad Muharram Committee
headed by convener Allama Basharat Hussain Imami, high-rank officers
of administration and heavy contingent of Police accompanied the
Prior to the procession, majlis-eaza was held at Jamiatul Murtaza
addressed by Allama Sheikh Ijaz Hussain Modarris, Allama Basim Abbas
Az-Zahiri, Maulana Sardar Sajjad Haideri, Maulana Malik Ijlal Haider
Al-Haideri, Hasan Raza Kiani and others.