In Uttar Pradesh, the mourning is being observed on the occasion of Muharram across the state.
AIR correspondent reports, Muslims brethren mourned in various cities on the day of Ashura to pay homage to the sacrifice of Hazrat Imam Hussain and his companions in Karbala.
Slogans of Ya Hussain reverberated in Lucknow but due to Covid pandemic the processions are not taken on street and roads.
People in big number are seen mourning which included Nauhakhwani, matam and performance of Seenazani but inside their homes.
In Lucknow religious leader Maulana Hamidul Hasan has appealed people not to carry out processions of Tazias on streets.
Elaborate security arrangements have been put in place across the state including Lucknow, Varanasi, Kanpur ,Aligarh, Bareily, Agra Gorakhpur, and Firozabad.