Urban (Arba’een:Arabic: الأربعين) Chehlum is a Shia Muslim strict faith recognition that happens forty days after the Day of Ashura Arbaeen Pilgrimage.
It honors the suffering of Hussain ibn e Ali, the grandson of the Islamic prophet Muhammad(P.B.U.H), who was killed on the 10th day of the month of Muharram. Imam Hussain ibn Ali and 72 of his companions were killed by Yazid’s military in the Battle of Karbala in 61 AH (680 CE).
Arba’een is one of the biggest gatherings on Earth, in which up to 50 million people go to the city Karbala in IRAQ.
In the entire world and also In Pakistan Most of the people protest in the form of matmi jaloos (processions) against yazeed idealogy.
In people Shias and Sunni combined to protest processions and express their sympathy according to their faith.
There is Public Holiday on an event of chelum every year.