New Delhi / Lucknow, Dec 28 (ANI): Yaum-e-Ashura or tenth Day of Muharram was observed throughout the country on Monday.
Muslims obderve Muharram to commemorate the supreme sacrifice of the Imam Husain, the grandson of Prophet Muhammad.
Tazias will be buried in symbolic Karbalas situated across the country and a Majlis-e-shaam-e-ghariban will be held after sunset.
In Uttar Pradesh, processions were taken out throughout the state.
Elaborate security arrangements were made in the state, especially in sensitive areas.
In Lucknow, decorated Tazias and colorful replicas of Imam Hussein's tomb at Karbala were carried in processions for burial at different parts in the city.
The Shia community took out a large procession from the Nazim sahib Imamabara.
The Uttar Pradesh Government deployed additional security forces in Meerut, Moradabad, Agra, Aligarh, Bareliy, Kanpur, Gorakhpur, Faizabad, Alllahabad, Azamgarh and Varanasi to maintain law and order. (ANI)