Muharram observed in Jeypore

Muharram in Jeypore
Jeypore.December.7: Both Shia and Sunni Muslims of Jeypore, observed Muharram by taking out taziya processions, offering special prayers and flagellating themselves on Tuesday.
The Jafari Youth Federation of India of Shia sect, Jeypore unit and Anjuman-a-Husaini Shia Musalman Association, Koraput has organised a procession in Jeypore.
Hundreds of the community people including women and children participated in the procession which was started from Rath Podia. On this day Muslims remember Hussein who died along with 72 members of his family, fighting the forces of Caliph Yazid around 1400 years ago at Karbala in Iraq.

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