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Muharram being observed in various parts of country

Updated: Oct 12, 2016 09:17 IST

New Delhi [India], Oct. 12 (ANI): Ashoora-e-Muharram is being observed in various parts of the country today.

The day marks the martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hussain, the grandson of Prophet Mohammed and his companions, who laid down their lives for upholding truth, righteousness and justice in Karbala.

Tazia processions are being taken out to mark the occasion. Majaalis or religious meetings highlighting the supreme sacrifice of Karbala Martyrs are also being held. (ANI)