The historic Bibi-ka-Alam procession will be taken out today on the occasion of ‘Yaum-e-Ashoora’. The Bibi-ka-Alam, which is believed to contain a holy relic, will be taken out on the back of a elephant. The procession will be taken out from Bibi ka Alava and passing through Shaikh Faiz Kaman, Yaqutpura Darwaza, Masjid Lashkar Jung, Kotla Alijah, Charminar, Gulzar Houz, Panjesha will end at Alava Qadam Rasool. 30 grieving Anjumans will display unbridled emotions through flagellation and by beating their chests to the chants of ‘Ya Husain’, in remembrance of the martyrdom of Imam Husain, the grandson of Prophet Mohammed (PBUH), in the battle of Karbala in Iraq centuries ago.
Commissioner of police Hyderabad will offer ‘Dhatti’ at Darushifa while DCP South Zone will offer ‘Dhatti’ at Charminar. Municipal Commissioner will offer Dhatti at Quli Qutub Shah Urban Development Authority office while BJP leaders will offer Dhatti at Mandi Mir Aalam and Kali Qabar.