Muslim Youth Distribute Water to Maari Habba devotees
Bhatkal: In a rare display of communal harmony, Muslim youth were seen distributing water bottles to the Maari habba devotees here on Thursday, July 28.
According to sources, Muslim youth from Maghdoom Colony and Shaheen Sports center were seen distributing water to the devotees when the procession passed through the Maghdoom colony police check-post exhibiting unity and brotherhood.
Municipality member and president of Shaheen Sports center Sadiq Matta, Mukhtar Mukhtasar, , Muazziz Kola, Asrar Jamsher, Rafi Mohtesham, Abdus Samee and others were present on the occasion.
The famous festival of Hindus, popularly known as” Maari Habba” was held with traditional pomp and gaiety on Thursday in Bhatkal. Thousands of devotees turned up at the Marikamba temple, where the procession began for the immersion of Mari idol into the sea.
The procession begins from the Marikamba Temple, Marikatta Bhatkal and passed through the Main road, old bus stand, Eidgah road, Bunder Road, Makhdoom Colony, Hanumangar to Jali beach.