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PM attends Shahnawaz Hussain`s Eid party

Last Updated: Monday, August 20, 2012 - 15:32

New Delhi: Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh attended the party hosted by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Shahnawaz Hussain on the auspicious occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr at his official residence here on Monday.

Dr Singh, who spent around 15 minutes at Hussain`s 7, Pandit Pant Marg here, wished all those present at the party on the joyous occasion.

The Prime Minister also posed for photographs along with Hussain and other small children before leaving the venue.

Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda was also present at the party, which included diplomats, parliamentarians and Delhi social circle.

The Prime Minister had earlier in his message said that the festival of Eid is an occasion for happiness and is marked by the spirit of brotherhood and sacrifice.

"May Eid this year further strengthen our cultural bonds and bring peace and prosperity to all," he added.

Eid-ul-Fitr, which marks the culmination of the fasting month of Ramzan of the Islamic calendar, is being celebrated with great fervour and gaiety throughout the country today.

Members from the other communities are also thronging the Idgahs and mosques on this joyous occasion to greet their Muslim brothers.


First Published: Monday, August 20, 2012 - 15:32
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