Ashura marked in Aligarh INDIA.
The Ashura processions in Aligarh India were marked as ‘World Anti Terrorism Day’. People carrying posters and banners condemned terrorist activities all over the world with a tagline, “Moharram-a movement against terrorism. Since 1400 years”. The posters also included the quotes of our (Indian) national leaders about imam Husain a.s such as Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru. The photos of Ayatullah Sistani and The Leader of Islamic Ummah and Oppressed People Imam Sayyed Ali Khamenei could also be seen in the procession.
Volunteers also distributed flyers portraying the teachings of Islam to the spectators. Some of the teachings of islam written in the flyer were,
1. Always speak the truth and support the truth by your actions, words and thoughts.
2. Never hurt any living being by your actions, words or thoughts.
3. Acquire your wealth through legal means.
4. Stay away from haraam and illegal acts.
5. Mutual respect for all communities, cultures and religions.
The people participated in the commemoration of Ashura with great zeal and without any distinction of culture or religion.
Labbaik Ya Hussain a.s