Iftar gatherings, and lately, parties, have traditionally played a significant role in fostering communal harmony and brotherhood among the people. Groups and non-governmental organisations across the world utilise Iftar parties to promote inter-cultural and interfaith dialogue, helping promote the true understanding of Islam in general and about this holy month of Ramzan in particular. Many organisations use the occasion to bring people belonging to different communities together.Recently, Iftar gathering was held at Haj house organised by All Faith Forum. It was attended by Javed Khan (Minister), Taranjit Singh (Director JIS group), Bishop P S P Raju, Muni Maharaj, Prof.M A Ali, Abbas Rizvi, Maria Fernandes , Imran Ahmed and many other dignitaries.
Iftar congregations have indeed emerged as symbols of communal harmony and send across a message of peace, religious harmony and co-existence. The voluntary participation of leaders and representatives of all communities reflects secularism, camaraderie and brotherhood.Iftar gives an opportunity to strengthen the bonds between various communities. The voluntary participation of a large number of people from all walks of life irrespective of religious and political affiliations stand testimony to this
“Iftar congregation is a symbol of communal harmony and sends a message of peace, religious harmony and co-existence to the entire mankind.The voluntary participation of leaders and representatives of all communities reflects secularism, camaraderie and brotherhood.”said Bishop P S P Raju.
Prof M A Ali added, ” Ramzan is a month of purity and this Iftar party is an initiative to maintain the brotherhood among the society. “