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UP: Muslim man observes Navaratri fast

ANI  |  Siddharthnagar (Uttar Pradesh) [India] 

Setting an example of communal harmony, a Muslim man keeps fast for nine days during and worships Lord in Uttar Pradesh's district.

Mohammed Shafiq, the of the village, has been celebrating from past five years.

Talking about the same, he told, "I am celebrating this festival from past five years. Hindus and Muslim both take part in it with zeal. We celebrate all the festivals in the same way."

He further gave a message of harmony and said that people of every community should maintain peace and unity.

The nine-day festival of Lord began on October 10 and would go on till October 19.

Nine forms of Lord are worshipped during these days.

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First Published: Sun, October 14 2018. 08:15 IST