Trend Of 'Niaz' Distribution On Ashura Still Alive Across Country
Sumaira FH 7 days ago Tue 10th September 2019 | 11:20 AM
ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 10th Sep, 2019 ) :As Hazrat Imam Hussain (R.A) and his followers were martyred on the scorching sands of Karbala on the 10th of Muharram, the citizens from all across the country have setup Sabeel (water stalls) and cooked Haleem (Niaz) to distribute among the faithful during the Ashura day.
According to citizens, many people continued to flock to caterers to keep the tradition of distributing food on Youm-e-Ashur alive. Haleem, Biryani, chanay walay chawal and Kheer remained the top choices.
The haleem is cooked every year on the 9th and 10th of Muharram and to be distributed for free.
A citizen of Rawalpindi Zeeshan Hassan said, many dishes were prepared for niaz including haleem, chickpeas and rice. Haleem is the most popular dish for niaz in these two days, he added.
He said our restaurant taking bulk of orders these days to fulfill the demand.
A citizen Sana Jaffery said the distribution of Niaz and feasts during Muharram are a customary practice for nearly all who engage in the remembrance of Karbala during this holy month, food is specially prepared for mourners on the streets during Ashura.
A Shopkeeper of Sweet shop said , we are receiving a large number of orders and we are also offering discounts for gatherings during this month.