A large number of people from the Muslim community, including leaders of political parties and religious leaders, attended the ‘Dawat-e-Iftar’ organised by the State government across Telangana on Sunday.
Minister for Health C. Laxma Reddy was among the several local leaders of different parties who attended the dinner arranged at a functional hall at Jadcherla in Mahabubnagar district. Minister for Energy G. Jagadish Reddy, Deputy Chairman of Legislative Council N. Vidyasagar, Nalgonda MP G. Sukhender Reddy were among the others, who participated in an Iftar arranged at a local mosque in Nalgonda.
Nizamabad MP K. Kavitha had dinner at an Iftar arranged at a function hall in Jagtial of Karimnagar district and Minister for Roads and Buildings T. Nageswara Rao participated in the dinner hosted by the State government at TNGOs’ hall in Khammam.
Leaders from the ruling TRS and other parties attended the Iftar organised in other districts, along with leaders and people from the Muslim community.
The State government organised Iftar at about 100 mosques and other places across the State on Sunday. The government also made arrangements for distribution of clothes worth Rs. 500 each to nearly 2 lakh poor Muslim families on the occasion of Ramzan.
The State government has sanctioned Rs. 26 crore for Ramzan celebrations, including Rs. 10 crore for distribution of clothes and organising Iftars.
Source: The Hindu