Youm-e-Shahdat of Hazrat Ali is being observed today with religious spirit and reverence.
Marking the occasion, Majalis-e-Aza will be held and Taboot processions will be taken out from all big and small cities and towns of all the four provinces including Azad Kashmir and Northern Areas.
The security personnel, including snipers, would be deployed at high-rise structures on the route of Youm-e-Ali (RA) procession.
The main procession in Karachi will be taken out from Nishter Park which after passing through its conventional route culminate culminate at Hussainian Iranian Imambargah, Kharadar.
In Lahore, the main procession will be taken out from Mubarik Havaili which after passing through its conventional route will culminate at the Karbala Gamay Shah.
In Rawalpindi the main procession has been started from Mohanpura which will culminate before Magrib prayer at the Imam Bargha Col Maqbool.
In Peshawar, the main procession will start from Imam Bargha Alam Shah, Kochi Bazaar and after passing through its conventional route will culminate at the Imam Bargha Alam Shah, Kochi Bazaar.
Meanwhile, pillion riding in Karachi, Hyderabad, Pakpattan and Multan has been banned. Security has been put on high alert in all the sensitive areas.