Muharram is here!Get ready for deadbodies on the name of religion.
December 12, 2010 7 Comments
Muharrum has come again in Islamic Republic of Pakistan , reminding us last years deadly attacks on its routine processions, killing hundreds on the spot and left many more injured and handicapped.Now Muharram for non shia or perhaps for Shia community too is nothing more the night mare period where killers of humanity and religious beliefs are ready to hunt few for death traps and haunt others that Pakistan is not a good place for them to live freely under their faith.
Last year blast on December 28, 2009 that killed over 80 people was just a part of the ongoing wave of violence against Shia Muslims in different parts of the country. Same kind of blood rains were seen in shia processions a including D.I. Khan, Hangu, Peshawar, and Parachinar.Just a few years ago Sunni dominant groups were blamed for such kind of attacks but recent attacks on shrines of popular Sufi saints have changed the terrorism scenario and in this confused situation all sect followers have come under attack .Govt has one and ultimate investigation of all such attacks and its charge is put into accounts of TTP(Tehrik taliabn Pakistan).
This year govt has already deployed thousands of troops yesterday in and around critical areas of Pakistan to help local police and civilian authorities to prevent any kind of mishap but even then tension is not reduced.Crack down process of arresting extremist and terrorist are going on but hardly a day passed when there is no terrorism like situation in Pakistan.So it is clear to PakistaniS that such people do not want peace in our areas and they want chaos at all cost. . Nobody or any particular sect can be said safe from such unexpected but highly deadly attacks.
Due to change of policy situation under international pressures many religious groups have merely shifted their operations underground or changing their tag but still all religious groups are busy in their social network and hardly top leaders of any group arrested who are repeatedly being blamed by media and agencies since the start of war on terror.Pakistani authorities have also plan to seal part of the country’s border with Afghanistan for the Islamic holy month of Muharram, which has often been marred by sectarian and militant violence.
Intelligence agencies under civilian network and police employees have been failed to comply the present situation due to induction of more trained and modernly equipped terrorists in this war of terrorism. Whether it is field job or in court presentation they all are reluctant to pursue sectarian terrorists for fear of reprisal killings, political pressures from influential groups and a lack of departmental support.
Root cause of Sectarian violence:
So failures of providing security measures is not the only reason of our insecure lives as Muslim of Pakistan. It is the outcome of last years policy where the power-holders and policy makers in this country have brought up and manipulated the concept of illegitimate soldiers under the tag of Islamic militancy , within and outside of Pakistan.This team work was placed in the name of security,‘strategic depth, and Islami Jihad. Few clerics were handpicked and secured who further created these extremist groups which were openly received funding, training, from America and Saudi Arabia. Both powers had interests of curbing the influence of Reds from Afghanistan and shiA majority from Iran borders.
In this deadly game, the liberal establishment had set its own goal of monetary benefits by over ruling the national interests.Nobody at that time had apprehended that where these trained terrorist would be gone after this timely surge.On the other hand local politicians have often found it politically attractive to support the mulla in his anti-US and typical pro religious issues so we have to acknowledge that from the 1980s and onward, the security agencies ,political group and religious parties fully endorsed, these extremist elements to spread hatred and violence against different sects and communities on the name of qadiynais, Shia and Sunni like divisions.
Prevention has always an edge on cure and after actions to control the mess so after living in this trauma it should be obvious to all Pakistanis that govt , its law enforcing and reporting agencies have been declared” failed” as far as public security is concerned. Even in presence of CCTV cameras and Rangers force, city administration always looks quite helpless soon after any attack but as usually typical actions like banning pillion riding and placing army units in typical areas are yearly repeated scenes but no preventive measure had ever saved the life of innocent followers . So in present situation it is the job of leadership of religious groups to take mandatory steps for saving the precious lives of presenting large number of civilians as an easy hunt.It is a repeated mistakes which is done on all religious occasions .
Muslim shouldn’t afraid of death but giving up in front of terrorism by increasing casualties or injured can be placed in the victory of terrorist groups . Religious congregations or processions should need proper review and modification by consulting all religious groups .It could be placed in category of jihad to save the lives of faithful lovers of Hussein(AS ) and , Mohamed(PBUH) It is utmost responsibility of clerics to shun the deadly plans of terrorists whose utmost job is to create harassment through such scenes and it create integrated image of Islam’s horror on international community .Within country the large public come under the influence of pluralized effects like people develop sense of hate for other community or some kind of loath for religious procession .So at all cost such kind of easy snare situation should be avoided on the basis of public security.In our weak system of governance we have no alternative of our human loss in such incidents nor any party or group take responsibility of bereaved family who will to face more abnormality in our harsh society.