KARACHI: Pillion riding will be been banned under Section 144 in Karachi from Ramazan 19 to Ramazan 22 (August 8 to August 11 ), Express News reported on Tuesday. The martyrdom of Hazrat Ali (RA) is marked on Ramazan 21 (August 10).
Additionally, the government has also banned pillion riding in Hyderabad from Ramazan 20 to Ramazan 22 (August 9 to August 11).
A ban has also been imposed on carrying weapons in public.
Police in Lahore have also tightened their security plan for the Shia procession marking the martyrdom.