Ahmedgarh/Raikot, July 21
Eid al-Adha was celebrated with traditional fervour and gaiety by all sections of the Muslim community in the region.
While preparations for the festival began many days ago, formal celebrations commenced with community Namaz held at various mosques in the area. Preachers and leaders of the community led the enthusiasts while praying for communal harmony and universal prosperity.
Social and political activists, led by MP Dr Amar Singh Boparai, legislator Surjit Singh Dhiman, Kaamil Amar Singh, Teji Kamalpuri, Municipal Council president Vikas Tandon and Raikot MC Chief Sudarshan Joshi greeted people on the occasion.
Appreciating the gesture of office-bearers and activists of various social and religious organisations on the occasion, leaders from the Muslim cimmunity, led by councillor Aman Afridi and former president Suraaj Mohammad, said Muslims of the area had vowed to work for strengthening social ties with all sections of society.—OC
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