2,000 people take part in peace procession

2,000 people take part in peace procession
 

More than 2,000 people from Mosques in Batley, Heckmondwike and the Spen Valley turned out for this year’s annual EID-Milad peace procession held in Dewsbury.
Children and parents, along with elderly members from the area’s Sufi-Muslim communities, came out in their hundreds during what is an Islamic holy month of festivities taking place at the moment across the globe.
Free packets of samosas and cartons filled with biryani rice were also handed out by the procession’s organisers to pedestrians and passing drivers as a gesture of good-will.
Speaking to the participants about this year’s... read more

 
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