This Hindu family in Prayagraj has been celebrating Muharram for over 3 decades

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In an exemplary example of communal harmony, a Hindu family in UP’s Prayagraj has been celebrating Muharram for generations in peace and harmony. Read out the full story to find out how Arvind Gupta, who is the fourth generation in the line, has kept the tradition alive.

Arvind Gupta, a devotee of Lord Shiva, has decorated his home-built Imambara in Sawan. (Picture credits: India Today)

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  • A Hindu family in UP’s Prayagraj has been celebrating Muharram for generations
  • Arvind Gupta, is the fourth generation to follow the tradition
  • Arvind has decorated his home-built Imambara for Majlis

At a time when we hear news about differences between communities, clashes between different religious groups and communal tension in various parts of the country, this story of communal harmony in UP’s Prayagraj stands out as an epitome of inclusiveness.

A Hindu family in UP’s Prayagraj has been celebrating Muharram for generations in peace and harmony. Arvind Gupta, a devotee of Lord Shiva, has decorated his home-built Imambara for Majlis while also celebrating the auspicious month of ‘Shravan’. An Imambara is a place where people assemble for ‘Majlis’.

Arvind Gupta, a resident of Gudmandi stands out as an epitome of inclusiveness when he shows immense faith in Lord Shiva and Nawasa-e-Rasool Hazrat Imam Hussain, at the same time.

MAJLIS HELD ON MUHARRAM

(Picture credits: India Today)

Being the fourth generation, since his great grandfather, the Gupta family follows rituals like cleaning the Imambara from Chandraat to decorating the alum with utmost faith and devotion.

(With inputs from Anand Raj)

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