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Police have set up barricades to stop Muharram processions in Srinagar.(HT PHOTO)

Security tightened in Srinagar to stop Muharram procession amid Covid-19

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Srinagar
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2020 12:21 PM IST
Authorities have said Muharram processions will not be allowed due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Jawad’s lawyer, Azim H Laskar, pointed out that a majority of Shia Muslims, who mainly take out Muharram processions to mourn the killing of the Prophet’s grandson Hussain and other members of his family in the battle of Karbala in the seventh century, are concentrated in Lucknow.(Vipin Kumar/HT Photo)
Jawad’s lawyer, Azim H Laskar, pointed out that a majority of Shia Muslims, who mainly take out Muharram processions to mourn the killing of the Prophet’s grandson Hussain and other members of his family in the battle of Karbala in the seventh century, are concentrated in Lucknow.(Vipin Kumar/HT Photo)

SC dismisses PIL seeking permission for holding Muharram processions

By Abraham Thomas | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 27, 2020 03:23 PM IST
The court said a general direction for the entire country in this regard will lead to chaos
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A six-year old boy was injured after bullets were fired while a Muharram procession was being carried out in Malda, Bengal(PTI/Representative)
A six-year old boy was injured after bullets were fired while a Muharram procession was being carried out in Malda, Bengal(PTI/Representative)

Six year old Bengal boy sustains bullet injuries during Muharram procession, probe ordered

By Sreyasi Pal | Hindustan Times, Berhampore
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2019 07:28 PM IST
Locals told the police that the sound of the gunshots couldn’t be heard in the loud music. The boy was first rushed to a government hospital then shifted to the nursing home after his condition deteriorated.
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Paramilitary forces deployed in Lal Chowk area of Srinagar on the 8th day of Muharram on September 8, 2019.(AFP)
Paramilitary forces deployed in Lal Chowk area of Srinagar on the 8th day of Muharram on September 8, 2019.(AFP)

Restrictions imposed in Kashmir valley to prevent Muharram processions

By Ashiq Hussain | Hindustan Times, Srinagar
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2019 06:24 PM IST
Shia Muslims would take out mourning processions during the month before 1990’s. However, Muharram processions have been banned since militancy erupted in the state.
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Muharram processions in Srinagar in September 2017. Normal life in the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir was on Wednesday affected due to restrictions imposed by authorities in certain areas of the city as a precautionary measure to regulate Muharram processions, police said.(AFP File Photo)
Muharram processions in Srinagar in September 2017. Normal life in the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir was on Wednesday affected due to restrictions imposed by authorities in certain areas of the city as a precautionary measure to regulate Muharram processions, police said.(AFP File Photo)

Restrictions in parts of Srinagar to regulate Muharram processions

By Press Trust of India | Srinagar
UPDATED ON SEP 19, 2018 01:13 PM IST
The restrictions imposed by authorities to regulate Muharram processions without prior information threw normal life out of gear in Srinagar city.
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