In Islamabad Chehlum procession will take place in Sector G/6. The US embassy has advised all individuals in Islamabad to avoid the intersection of Ataturk and Shahrah-e-Jamhuriat Avenues (in front of the National Database and Registration Authority [NADRA]), Agha Khan Road (near the Marriot Hotel), the intersection of Kashmir highway and Club Road, Khayaban-e-Suhrwardy Road (near Serena Hotel), and Jinnah Avenue from Express Chowk to Faisal Avenue.
In Rawalpindi Chehlum procession will be held on Friday, November 10 on standard Ashura procession route. The procession in Rawalpindi is planned to take place on the afternoon of November 10, beginning at Colonel Maqbool Imambargah and ending at Imambargah Qadeemi after traversing the traditional Ashura route.
In Karachi Chehlum procession will be taken from Nishtar Park at 1300 hours. Also before this an Alam procession will join from Shah-e-Najaf Imambargah Martin road at around 0900 hours. At Nishtar Park a Majlis will be held.
This is the whole traffic notification for Karachi routes tomorrow.
CHEHLUM PRESS RELEASE 2017 pic.twitter.com/MoxjFfjpEq
— Karachitrafficpolice (@KtrafficpoliceE) November 8, 2017
In Sindh mobile phone and internet service will also suspend for tomorrow.
Also there will be traffic and blockage issues tomorrow in Pakistan especially in big cities.
Chehlum is marked 40 days after Ashura, a day to mourn honoring the martyrdom of Imam Hussain, the grandson of Prophet Muhammad PBUH.