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Hyderabad news: Police lathicharge to disperse crowd gathered for ‘free haleem’ in Malakpet | Watch video here

Hyderabad news: Crowd gathered for free Haleem at Malakpet restaurant led to lathicharge by Hyderabad Police. 'Aazebo' restaurant's management contacted police due to massive traffic jam. Hundreds congregated for the offer.

Police lathicharge to disperse crowd gathered for ‘free haleem’ in Malakpet (Video grab from PTI) Premium
Police lathicharge to disperse crowd gathered for ‘free haleem’ in Malakpet (Video grab from PTI)

The Hyderabad Police on 12 March used lathicharge to disperse the crowd that was gathered at a restaurant in city Malakpet over free Haleem. The restaurant had announced free Haleem on the occasion of the first day of Ramzan, ANI reported.

According to a report from news agency PTI, the restaurant management contacted the police after the crowd went out of control, leading to a massive traffic jam in the area. Hundreds of people congregated at the restaurant for free haleem, the video shared by PTI showed. The restaurant identified in the footage is named 'Aazebo'.

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As per Telangana Today report, on Tuesday, the restaurant was inaugurated and the management had decided to give free haleem to the public.

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While speaking to Times of India, Malakpet inspector U Srinivas said that a case would be registered for disrupting the free movement of traffic. “The hotel management did not inform police in prior about the free offer nor did they take any permission. For creating disturbance to free movement of traffic a case will be registered," as quoted by TOI.

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Meanwhile, the Ramzan moon was sighted in various parts of the country and Muslims began fasting in India on 12 March, the Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind said. "Thus, it is declared that the first Ramzan falls on Tuesday, March 12, 2024," the statement said as reported by PTI. Millions of Muslims all over the world eagerly await the sight of the crescent moon, marking the beginning of the holy month. During Ramzan, Muslims fast from dawn to dusk after the pre-dawn meal 'sehri' and break their fast at sunset with 'iftar'. The end of the month is marked by Eid.

(With inputs from ANI, PTI)

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Published: 13 Mar 2024, 08:08 AM IST
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