Sunday, January 20, 2008

'Ashura' procession on 10 Muharram: Dhaka

Pics of traditional procession in Dhaka to observe the holy 'Ashura', 10th of Muharram of Islamic Calendar, commemorating the Karbala tragedy in which Hazrat Imam Hussain, grandson of Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (SM), was martyred. Tazia procession by mourners from Hussainy Dalan, Bakhshibazar to Azimpur is a main feature of occassion in Dhaka. Above pictures taken on Azimpur Road between Eden girls College and Sir Salimullah Orphanage.


Anonymous said...

more onlookers than participants.

LoneRunner said...

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