Hyderabad: Muharram was observed here today with mourning processions.
Meetings were also held in the city.
The day is observed in memory of the martyrdom of Imam Hussain, a grandson of Prophet Mohammed, and others in the battle of Karbala.
The mourners inflicted injuries on themselves to show solidarity with the sufferings of the martyrs.
Hyderabad police had made elaborate security arrangements to ensure that the processions and the event passes off peacefully.