The month of Muharram is considered very important for Muslims in the religion of Islam. The Shia Muslim community, in particular, celebrates it as a month of sorrow. To celebrate the festival some small children were painted as lions in Chitar Oli of the city today. It is said that on the completion of the vow of devotes also known as manaat, children are painted in the form of a lion on the day before Muharram and participate in the procession.
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