Celebrating Unity: Insights from the Eid Harmony Program

April 17, 2024

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In the wake of Ramadan’s conclusion, Muslims worldwide observe Eid-ul-Fitr, a joyous festival marking the end of the fasting month. Throughout Ramadan, the Muslim community extends invitations to fellow citizens of diverse backgrounds, inviting them to participate in Iftar, the breaking of the fast, while sharing insights into Islamic faith and the significance of fasting.

In the spirit of continued outreach and cultural exchange, Muslims once again extend invitations during Eid-ul-Fitr, inviting their fellow citizens to gain a deeper understanding of the festival’s significance within Islam. Recently, such an initiative was hosted, aimed to promote unity and understanding across communities.

At the Eid get together organized by the Jamaat-e-Islami Malpe unit, notable figures from diverse backgrounds gathered to emphasize the importance of celebrating festivals collectively as a means of nurturing societal cohesion and peace. Denis Dessa, esteemed priest of St. Annamma’s Church, underscored this sentiment, highlighting the transformative potential of communal celebrations.

Ramesh Tigalaaya, President of Sarva Dharma Samanvaya Samiti, graced the occasion as the chief guest, emphasizing the importance of transmitting the values of unity and inclusivity to future generations, starting from the sanctuary of our homes.

Maulana Imranullah Khan, articulated the need for fostering religious consciousness while eschewing divisive ideologies, advocating for mutual respect and understanding among all faiths.

Among the attendees were influential figures and representatives from varied communities, all united in their appreciation for the efforts to foster cordial relationships and to promote cross-cultural understanding. The event culminated in an Eid dinner, symbolizing the bonds of friendship and goodwill shared among participants.



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