Jatinegara residents celebrate Islamic New Year

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Pawai Obor
(IO/Dumaz Artadi)

Jakarta, IO – In celebration of the Islamic New Year 1 Muharram 1444 Hijriah which fall on Saturday (30/7) residents around the Jami Assalafiyah Pangeran Jayakarta Mosque, Jatinegara Kaum, East Jakarta, held a torch parade.

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Thousands of residents, most of them children, take part in the annual event usually held by local Muslims. This parade was held again after two years hiatus, due to the Covid-19 pandemic. (Dumaz Artadi)