Hundreds of Muslims in Orissa joined in the nine-day Jagannath chariot festival being celebrated in several villages and towns across the state.
Muslims, have joined hands to organise the Rath Yatra every year for nearly 100 years now. In fact, the village headman, Mohammed Zamiullah, takes upon himself the task of organising the widely celebrated Hindu festival.
Muslims and Hindus jointly celebrated EID in some parts of Orissa and presented a milestone of peace and brotherhood
Hundreds of Hindus Thursday joined Muslims in Orissa to observe the 10th day of Muharram, to mourn the martyrdom of Imam Hussain, the grandson of Prophet Mohammed.