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Chinar Corps organises Iftar party at BB CANTT

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Srinagar: Chinar Corps organised an Iftar party for the local citizens at Badami Bagh Cantt today.

“The Iftar party was held for the first time after COVID pandemic had halted such community gatherings. Over 200 citizens including politicians, Police and civil administration officials, social and youth activists, community leaders and religious teachers cutting across the religious lines, attended the event. The Army personnel joined the gathering in offering prayers before breaking the fast,” said PRO (Defence) Srinagar.

Syed Abdul Latief, Mirwaiz, Central Kashmir addressed the gathering on the occasion. He said that Kashmir has always been blessed with the colours of all religions. He further mentioned that Islam is synonymous with love, peace and humanity. “A true believer works towards peace and betterment of the society. Kashmiriyat stands for communal harmony, peace and brotherhood and I pray for it to return to Kashmir,” he said.

Speaking on the occasion, Lt Gen DP Pandey, GOC Chinar Corps said that the event marks the bonhomie, harmony and respect that Kashmiri communities have for each other. He further said that the Iftar today is a celebration of the core values of our nation, epitomised by unity in diversity, brotherhood and secularism. The GOC joined the gathering in praying for peace, happiness and prosperity in the region.

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