Anniversary of martyrdom of Imam Mohammad Taqi Jawad observed across the world, including Pakistan.
The 9th infallible Imam Mohammad Taqi al Jawad embraced martyrdom on 29th Zilqad as per Islamic lunar calendar.
Anniversary of martyrdom of Imam Mohammad Taqi Jawad
Abbasid monarch-led regime exiled him to Baghdad from Madinah.
Then-Abbasid ruler Mu’tasim had ordered a plot to assassinate Imam Javad (AS) through poisoning.
Millions of devotees go to pilgrimage at the holy shrine of Imam Javad son of Imam Ali Reza at Kadhamiya (or Kazimain), Baghdad (Iraq) every year.
Pakistani Shia Muslims also revere Imam Javad and hold programmes on anniversary of martyrdom and birthday.
Hence, they observe mourning on Tuesday, July 21, 2020, the 29th Zilqad.
Shia Muslims observe azadari (sacred mourn) on the martyrdom anniversaries of Ahle Bayt.