News Alert! Sindh Announces Holiday on September 7

Chehlum of Hazrat Imam-e-Hussain (RA)

Karachi News Alert! The Chehlum of Hazrat Imam-e-Hussain (RA) will be on holiday on September 7, 2023 (Thursday), according to the caretaker government of Sindh. All public and private schools and colleges in the province will be closed on September 7 according to the Sindh Education Department.

Holiday on September 7th

A security plan has been established for the mourning processions and Majalis to be held across the province on the Chehlum of Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA). Security has been stepped up in Sindh and other areas of the country.

The security of Majalis and the central mourning processions in the province capital will be controlled by thousands of security personnel, who will also make use of all other resources at their disposal.

On September 7, mourning processions will be held in various of cities and towns surrounding the country as a mark of respect for the Karbala martyrs.

The Chehlum celebration honors the sacrifice of Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA) and his 72 companions during the Battle of Karbala in 61 A.H., which took place 40 days after the Day of Ashura.

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