Security tightens in Lucknow on Muharram
Security personnel deployed in several areas across the Uttar Pradesh's capital Lucknow in the view of 'Muharram'.
Rapid Action Force (RAF) has been also deployed the city.
Muharram is the period of intense grief for Shia Muslims across the world.
This year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, permission for Muharram processions in India over the weekend has been refused by the Supreme Court.Lucknow has been also observing weekend lockdown.