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|Hindus walk on fire on Muharram
Milli Gazette Online
Chennai: The Hindus of Muthavan Thidal village in Sivaganga district in Tamil Nadu observed their annual Muharram ritual and offered food to the poor and prayed at the village mosque on February 21.
They walked on a pit of fire prepared outside the mosque. They observed fasting and prepared the fire pit on February 20. The pit was filled up with hot coals and the devotees men, women and even young children walked on the pit chanting prayers to Allah. No Muslims now live in Muthavan Thidal for some time as the Muslim families have migrated to other places in search of
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