Allama Arif Hussain Wahid and Allama Hafiz Kazim Raza Naqvi of Shia Ulema Council have issued statements separately in connection to follow SOPs during Youm e Ali azadari.
However, Allama Arif Wahidi asked azadars to observe precautionary measures mentioned in the SOPs which government made for them.
He appealed to organisers of the azadari processions and congregations to ensure implementation of SOPs.
Hafiz Kazim Raza said that during meeting of Shia leaders with the administration, they urged the government officials to give SOPs and they would ensure its implementation.
On the other hand, Allama Nazir Hussain Taqvi of SUC Sindh chapter warned the government that public would react angrily if they ban Youm e Ali azadari on martyrdom anniversary of Amirul Maumineen Hazrat Ali (AS).