Watch: Shab-e-Barat observed with religious fervour in Hyderabad

Hyderabad Desk

Hyderabad: Shab-e-Barat, a sacred night for Muslims globally, was celebrated with religious fervor in Hyderabad last night.

Late-night prayers took place at various mosques across the city.

Prayers offered on Shab-e-Barat in Hyderabad

Thousands of devotees prayed at Makkah Masjid near the historic Charminar.

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Not only in Hyderabad but Muslims worldwide also offered night-long prayers on Shab-e-Barat, also recognized as the “night of forgiveness.”

Earlier in the evening, many individuals visited the graves of their loved ones and observed fasting on Shab-e-Barat.

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Telangana government declares holiday

The Telangana government has declared a holiday today for Shab-e-Barat.

While the state government marked Shab-e-Barat as a holiday on February 26 in its calendar, it is categorized as an optional holiday, not a general one.

Some schools and colleges have also declared a holiday today.

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