Photos: Youm-e-Ashura observed across Kashmir

Srinagar: Youm-e-Ashura was observed with religious fervor across Jammu and Kashmir on the 10th of the first Islamic Month Muharram which started on  August 10, 2021.

Thousands of “Azadars” participated in “Alam” and “Zuljanah” procession in downtown Srinagar which passed through Alamgari Bazar and concluded at Zadibal Imambargah.

The day is observed to commemorate the martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hussain (A.S), the grandson of  Prophet Muhammad (SAW), in the battle of Karbala on the 10th of Muharram, 1353 years ago.

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Authorities had deployed additional security forces at sensitive locations including Lal Chowk, Jehangir Chow, Maisuma, Kothibagh, Kralkhud, M R Gunj, Habba Kadal, Nowhatta, and Khanyar as precautionary measures.

A Shia Muslim man carries a kid on his shoulders as they take part in Muharram procession in Zadibal area of Srinagar, Thursday,  Aug. 19, 2021. (Photo: Muzamil Bhat/Siasat.com)
Shia Muslims take part in Zuljanah procession at Zadibal area of Srinagar city, Thursday,  Aug. 19, 2021. (Photo: Muzamil Bhat/Siasat.com)
Shia Muslims take part in Zuljanah procession at Zadibal area of Srinagar city, Thursday,  Aug. 19, 2021. (Photo: Muzamil Bhat/Siasat.com)
Shia Muslims use Khaki Shifa during a Muharram procession in Srinagar city, Thursday,  Aug. 19, 2021. (Photo: Muzamil Bhat/Siasat.com)
Thousands of Shia Muslims from different parts of Srinagar city gathered at Zadibal area of Srinagar city to take part in Muharram processionThursday,  Aug. 19, 2021. (Photo: Muzamil Bhat/Siasat.com)
Shia children taking part in a Muharram procession in Zadibal area of Srinagar city, Thursday,  Aug. 19, 2021. (Photo: Muzamil Bhat/Siasat.com)

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