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Remembering Hazrat Imam Hussain

Remembering Hazrat Imam Hussain:

On the occasion of Ashura, PM Narendra Modi remembered the sacrifices made by Hazrat Imam Hussain. He praised his courage and commitment to the ideals of justice and human dignity.

  • Hazrat Imam Hussain (626 to 680 AD) was a grandson of the Islamic prophet Muhammad and a son of Ali ibn Abi Talib and Muhammad’s daughter Fatima.
  • He is the third Imam of Shia Islam after his brother, Hasan, and before his son, Ali.
  • He is highly revered for his stand against injustice and tyranny.

Ashura :

  • It is a significant day in the Islamic calendar, observed on the 10th day of Muharram.
  • It marks the martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hussain and his followers in the Battle of Karbala in 680 CE.
  • The event symbolizes the struggle for justice and the fight against oppression in the face of great adversity.
  • It holds deep religious and spiritual significance for Muslims, especially the Shia community.