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Modi to attend Dawoodi Bohra event in MP

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Narendra will attend a religious event organsied by the Dawoodi community in on September 14, an official statement said on Thursday.

will attend and address the "Ashara Mubaraka" - a commemoration of the martyrdom of -- in

The event will also be attended by Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin, of the Dawoodi community, and

Ashara Mubaraka refers to a period of ten days at the beginning of the Islamic year dedicated to the remembrance of and his grandson

The tenth day of Muharram, the first month of the Islamic calendar, is known as Ashura and marks the day on which was martyred along with his family members and companions.

The BJP-ruled state is due for the polls later in the year.



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First Published: Thu, September 13 2018. 18:38 IST