Hyderabad (PMI): In commemoration of the Chehlum of Imam Hussaina.s , a Khooni Matami Juloos (Self-flagellation procession) was taken out on Sunday 20th Safar 1441(H) following 20th October 2019 from Masjid-e-Jafferi, Kotlay Alijah at sharp 1:00 P.M (1300 HRS) under the supervision of Markazi Matami Anjuman Grouhaan Hyderabad T.S. The procession covered the distance of around 1.5 kilometers in about 8.5 hours.
Under the supervision of the Executive Body members of the Markazi Matami Anjuman Grouhaan led by its President Mr Syed Najaf Ali Shoukat (Senior Journalist) recited “Nauha” with Alam-e-Mubarak. The all executive body members Ameer Ali Shanawaz, S. M. Raza Zaidi, Mir Mazhar Ali Khan, Syed Haqaeq Ali (Abbas Nawab), Ali Abbas Abedi, Syed Ali Raza Abedi, Najabat Hussain Abedi, Ali Hussain Razvi, Ali Jaan, Askari Hussain, Ameer Ali Chote Bhai, Ali Effendi, Sajjad Hussain Moosvi, Shabbir Hussain were present there. Mr. Suhail (Anjuman-e- Parwana-e- Shabbira.s) recited the Nouha with Alam-e- Mubarak till Kotlay Alijah Darwaza, after that Anjuman-e-Parwana-e-Shabbira.s followed the Alam-e-Mubarak as usual.
A large number of mourners (Azadar) comprising of Youth, Childern and Senior Citizens participated in the procession and paid there homage to Imam-e- Hussaina.s with ZANJIR MATAM AND SELF-FLAGELLATION. Guorah Kazmi (Ali Pasha) joined Matami Juloos at Kotlay Ali Jah Darwaza up to Darba-e- Fatimas.a the rest of the Matami Anjumans and Gurohaan joined one by one from Dwedi Inayat Jung Marhoom, Baitul Qayama.t.f ,opposite Princes Essen School, Ali Vila, Purani Haveli.
A record number of Azadars performed Khooni Matam along the route and according to certain sources it has become the longest Khooni Matam in the World.
The Juloos culminated at Dar-ul-Shifa with the congregation of Alam-e- Mubarak Isteq Baliya of Jaber Ibnae Abdullah-e- Ansari first Zaier of the grave of Imam Hussaina.s and Alam- e- Mubarak of Imam Zainul Abedeena.s son of Imam-e- Hussaina.s around 9:20 P.M.
The Markaz president thanked the GHMC, Water Works and Electricity Departments for elaborate arrangements during the Ashra-e- Arabayeen and along the route of the procession.
Mr. Shoukat (Senior Journalist) President of Markazi Anjuman Matami Gurohaan Hyderabad T. S expressed his gratitude to the Police department for elaborate security arrangements and traffic management that were made all along the route by police department under the supervision of Joint Commissioner of Police (SIT) Sri Avinash Mohanty in charge south zone. He also thanked Commissioner of Police Shri Anjani Kumar IPS, Mr. Syed Rafeeq Additional DCP South Zone and ACP Mir Chowk Mr. B. Anand, Inspector of Police Balu Chouhan (Mirchowk), CI, V. Nayak of (Dabeerpura), M.A Jaweed of (Rein Bazaar) and CI Ravi Kumar (Mughalpura) made elaborate security arrangements for adequate bandobast made during the procession. (Press Media of India)