Government Policy

Holy Ashura observed in Rajshahi

The holy Ashura, marking the tragic 10th

day of Muharram, was observed here on Friday with due religious fervor and


Different religious organisations, including Islamic Foundation, observed

the day through various programmes.

The Shia community people brought out a Tazia procession in the city from

Shaheb Bazar area which paraded the main streets chanting Hai Hussein, Hai


Besides, several processions were brought out from city's different areas

including Dargapara, Seroil and Upashahar.

Other programmes of the day included Quran Khwani, Milad Mahfil and


Islamic Foundation organized a discussion on 'Importance of Holy Ashura in

Preserving Peace and Order in Society' at its divisional office.

Marking the holy day, thousands of musallis at the end of today's Juma

prayers offered special munajats seeking divine blessings and eternal peace

of departed souls particularly their near and dear ones, continued peace,

progress, and prosperity of the country and as well as greater welfare of the

Muslim Ummah.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)