THE enthronement ceremony of Sultan Perak XXXV, Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah, continued with the ‘Majlis Bersama Rakyat’ at Padang Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Datuk Abdul Rahman Yaakub in Bota Kanan, Parit.
Sultan Nazrin Shah and Raja Permaisuri Perak Tuanku Zara Salim arrived at the venue about 9.20pm and spent some time with their subjects.
About 3,000 people attended the event where various performances, including marhaban, nasyid and Perak traditional dances, were held.
Also present were Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Dr Zambry Abdul Kadir and his wife, Datin Seri Saripah Zulkifli, and state government leaders at the event on Monday.
Meanwhile, Perak Tengah District Officer Mad Dan Hassan, in his speech, said the crowd included the people from Bota, Lambor, Belanja and Layang-Layang.
Sultan Nazrin Shah and Tuanku Zara also visited the graves of seven past sultans on Tuesday.
Their Royal Highnesses, dressed in light green Malay traditional attire, braved a downpour as they arrived at Kampung Air Mati in Lambor Kanan at about 9.30am to visit the grave of the 10th sultan of Perak, Sultan Mudzaffar Shah II.
They were accompanied by Dr Zambry.
A “tahlil” and reciting of the “doa” was held, led by the imam of the Seri Iskandar District Mosque, Badrul Husaini Baharudin.
Their Royal Highnesses poured scented water and sprinkled flower petals on the grave.
According to the history of Perak, Sultan Mudzaffar Shah II acceded to the Perak throne as the 10th sultan in 1636 following the demise of Sultan Sallehuddin Shah in Kampar.
Sultan Mudzaffar Shah II lived in Air Mati, Padang Changkat, Lambor Kanan, and ruled for 17 years until 1653.
His grave is named “Marhum Jalilullah”.
Sultan Nazrin Shah and Tuanku Zara then visited the grave of Sultan Mudzaffar Shah I (the first sultan of Perak) in Kampung Telok Bakong and the graves of Sultan Mahmud Shah (eighth sultan) and Sultan Muhammad Shah (14th sultan) in Kampung Melayu, Pulau Tiga.
Their Royal Highnesses also visited the graves of Sultan Mahmud Iskandar Shah (11th sultan); Sultan Alaudin Mughayat (Riayat) Shah (12th sultan), Sultan Ahmad Tajuddin Shah (third sultan), all of which are in Kampung Jawa, Mukim Pulau Tiga.
They poured scented water and sprinkled flower petals on the graves.
Tahlil and the reciting of the doa were also held. – Bernama