Karachi (October 30, 2018): All schools and other educational institutions will remain closed today on account of Chehlum of the martyrs of Karbala, the education department of Sindh announced on Monday.
According to the department, all private and public sector educational institutes will remain closed in remembrance of the martyrs of Karbala.
Chehlum of Hazrat Imam Hussain will be observed today across the country with religious spirit‚ devotion and respect. Security and other necessary arrangements have been made to provide ease to processions and to avoid any untoward incident.
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The citizens will observe Chehlum of Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA) and his 72 other companions with due reverence here on Tuesday like other parts of the country. Millions of mourners will pay homage to the martyrs of Karbala including Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA) and his companions who sacrificed their lives for the cause of Islam and to give eternal lease of life to the high values of humanity.
Stringent security measures have been put in place to maintain law and order and provide foolproof security to the processions.