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Religious Divide: Shahrukh Khan faces fatwa

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Salka Pai | Updated on: 07 Sep 2018, 04:58:31 PM

New Delhi:

Shahrukh Khan, the Bollywood superstar, faces fatwa. The fatwa was declared against SRK for celebrating Janmashtami at his residence ‘Mannat’ in Mumbai, according to reports. According to the Ulema, it is forbidden for a Muslim to celebrate Hindu festival, and the fatwa stands true.

The "Zero" actor has always celebrated every festival with his family, be it Eid, Diwali, or Ganesh Chaturthi, with utmost enthusiasm and the spark has been inspiring the youth for many years. The actor has made it a ritual to grace his fans, who crowd outside 'Mannat' for hours, on every occasion possible.  

Janmashtami, the celebration of Lord Krishna’s birth, was observed on September 3 with great fervour across the country.

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In Delhi, thousands of devotees thronging temples in the rain-lashed national capital and offering prayers on the occasion.

Colourful tableaux depicting the story of Lord Krishna’s birth were displayed at Janmashtami Park in Punjabi Bagh and other areas. In residential areas, cultural groups displayed special ‘Jhankis’ of Lord Krishna.

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First Published : 07 Sep 2018, 02:16:26 PM