Bullhorns Sound System on Pickup Truck - Eid-Milad-un-Nabi Muslim Festival (India)

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Bullhorns Sound System on Pickup Truck - Eid-Milad-un-Nabi Muslim Festival (India)

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One of the many vehicles equipped with a makeshift rack of bullhorns loudspeakers at the Milad un-Nabi street parade.

This is the celebration of Eid-Milad-un-Nabi, Prophet Muhammad's Birthday. Milad un-Nabi, also known as Nabi Day and Mawlid, is a gazetted holiday in India.

It is the occasion of large street parades and other festivities by the Muslim male population (Muslim women are not allowed to participate in those public festivities).

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Photo taken on January 25, 2013
Hasanganj, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
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