Muslims in India mark Ashura Day, mourn Imam Hussein's martyrdom
The 10th of Muharram, also known as Ashura, is a significant day for Muslims around the world. It marks the martyrdom of Imam Hussain and his companions in the Battle of Karbala.
The sacrifice made by Imam Hussain, Imam Hossein, the third Shia Imam and the grandson of Prophet Mohammad (peace be upon him), is remembered and mourned by Shia Muslims worldwide.
In Mumbai, the Hussaini Federation and TheKarbala.net organized a mourning ceremony on the occasion Ashura. The procession was attended by thousands of people who came together to pay their respects to Imam Hussain and remember his sacrifice.
The participants carried banners and placards with messages of love and respect for Imam Hussain and his family.
The event was led by numerous clerics which includes Maulana Najeeb Ul Hasan, Maulana Aziz Haider, Maulana Mohammad Kararvi and several others. They emphasized the importance of following the teachings of Imam Hussain in our daily lives and standing up against injustice and oppression.
The organizers urged the boycott of Sweden over the burning of the holy Quran. The incident sparked outrage among Muslims worldwide, with many calling for a boycott of Swedish products. The Indian scholars were also seen holding Holy Quran in their hands as a mark of respect.
The organizers emphasized that disrespecting the Quran is not acceptable in any form and urged Muslims to stand up against such acts. They also urged the Muslim community to follow Quran’s teachings in their daily lives.