Tue, Nov 04, 2014, 02:25 PM
The holy festival of Muharram, meant for Muslims, has kicked off in Hyderabad with religious fervour on Tuesday. The huge procession of the festival is all set to take place from Bibi Ka Aalam at Dabirpura in Hyderabad. Large number of devotees have thronged the holy place and offered their prayers. Many officials and political leaders have also participated in the procession. The decorated elephant procession is likely to draw a lot of attraction. The history of Muharram festival can be dated back to Nizam rule.