This is a post informing about the starting of Muharram in Amroha, Uttar Pradesh, India.
It is the history of Amroha that on the advent of Muharram every year, the religious body of the community of Shia Muslims of the city organises a get together where in the important dignitaries of the district are invited in order to be briefed about the forth coming events of Muharram.
On the advent of Muharram in the year 2011 which is commencing from 27th November, 2011 beginning of the Hijri calendar for 1433 Hijri, the sole body of the Shia community of the city of Amroha (Anjuman-E-Tahaffuz-E-Azadari (Regd.)) organised a Get-Together on 25th November, 2011 at Bara Imambara, in Mohalla Danishmandan.
The program was solicited by the government official of the district. Though the Chief Guest Mr. Abhey (District Magistrate) and Guest of Honour Mr. Uday Pratab Singh (Superintendent of Police) were not present due to reasons better known to them, the program was attended by Mr. Manoj Kumar (Additional District Magistrate), Mr. Rajesh Kumar (Additional Superintendent of Police), Mr. M. P. Singh (Sub Divisional Magistrate), and Mr. Devendra Bhushan (CO city Amroha).
This program was graced by the religious head of the city Dr. Maulana Syed Mohd. Siyadat Sahab Qibla, Maulana Shahwar, Maulana Kausar, and other prominent personalities of Amroha. Bhuvan a Hindu poet recited couplets in memory of the martyrs of Karbala. This program is a unique event which is held every year as symbol of solidarity among the citizens of Amroha who celebrate Muharram without any problem for more than 100 year now.
This is a program where in the sole body of the Shia Muslims of the city Amroha (Anjuman-E-Tahaffuz-E-Azadari (Regd.)) puts forth their requirements which are looked forward for as convenience in the days of Muharram where the procession of Muharram covers the route of 16.5 kms in the day. There are many other programs related to the remembrance of Tragedy of Karbala an event which took place in the lands of Karbala, Iraq in the 610 AD.
It is the efforts of the officials and the common people of Amroha alike which have always paved way for a successful mourning on the event of tragedy of Karbala.
Tragedy of Karbala is related to the mourning on the killing of Imam Husain (AS) the Grandson of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH). This is the most tragic event in the history of mankind which is celebrated all over the world with great pomp and show as a symbol of nonviolence.