Various programmes have been chalked out in connection with the day where Ulema and scholars will shed light on the life and services of Hazrat Ali (RA) for Islam.
All the shops on the route of the processions were sealed while containers were also placed to prevent entry from other roads and streets joining the MA Jinnah Road in Karachi.
Provincial government has banned pillion riding and mobile phone services in Karachi, Hyderabad, Sukkur, Mirpur Khas and other cities to avoid any untoward situation.
The ban will not be applicable to women, people with disabilities, elderly people, journalists and children under the age of 12.
Police and Rangers personnel also launched a search operation in different areas in Karachi after the flag march and found a suspicious box. Bomb disposal squad was called in who declared the box clear as no explosive was recovered.