Because they are the last to bid farewell to the visitor who is going on foot to commemorate the Ziyarat Arba'een, and that they are residents of neighbouring cities that were honored by God to be closest to Karbala, so that its land is honored by the steps of visitors going to perform the Ziyarat of Imam al-Hussayn (peace be upon him), knowing that the name of the city was associated with the name of Imam al-Hassan al-Mojtaba (peace be upon him). This is what prevents these processions from participating in consolations like the rest of the governorates.
And because its people provide services throughout the Ziyarat Arba'een. The processions of condolences (Latm and Zinjil), were launched on the afternoon of the 27th of Muharram 1441 AH corresponding September 27, 2019, from various areas of the province of Babylon, to commemorate the sacred Hussayni rituals that start by walking to the holy shrines after the martyrdom anniversary of Imam al-Sajjad (peace be upon him), and each procession individually according to a specific schedule set by the Department of Hussayni rituals and processions in the holy shrines of Imam al-Hussayn and of al-Abbas (peace be upon both of them).
Head of the Department of Hussayni rituals and processions of the holy shrines of Imam al-Hussayn and al-Abbas (peace be upon both of them); Haj Riyadh Ni’mah Salman added: "The number of processions reached more than (86) processions, and their starting point was from Qibla street of Aba al-Fadl al-Abbas (peace be upon him) to enter his shrine, and then they head towards the holy shrine of Aba Abdillah (peace be upon him) passing through the area between the two holy shrines, To conclude their condolences at the shrine of Aba Abdillah al-Hussayn (peace be upon him). These rituals are held amid the full alert of the staff of the department in order to facilitate the passage of processions and organize their movement in a way that does not intersect with the normal movement of visitors.