New Delhi: Vice President of India Mr. Hamed Ansari said peace in the country is not possible without Hindu-Muslim unity. Eidain and festivals are the best platforms to strengthen mutual ties. Noted lawyer Ram Jethmalani said he is very much impressed with the Seerah of Prophet Mohammed (pbuh). He was addressing the Eid Milan Function jointly hosted by All India Minorities Forum and India Arab Friendship Foundation in Delhi. Founders of both the organisations, President Mr. Jaber Patel and his son Mr. Saber Patel presided over the function. Leaders of various political parties, union ministers, ambassadors of various countries, clerics, scholars and dignitaries from different walks of life attended the function.
Addressing on the occasion Mr. Hamed Ansari said that India is a bouquet of people belonging to all religions, communities and various schools of thoughts. He was impressed by the function of Hindu-Muslim unity and said development and peace is impossible without Hindu-Muslim unity.
Noted lawyer Ram Jethmalani in his emotional speech said that though he was born in a Hindu family he respects Islam very much and is very much impressed with the Seerah of Prophet Mohammed (pbuh). Prophet (pbuh) gave the message of peace, brotherhood, unity and respect to each other which needs to be practiced, he said.
Congress president Mrs. Sonia Gandhi’s greetings were read during the programme. Former union minister Mr. Murli Manohar Joshi hailed the Hindu Muslim unity displayed during the function while former union minority welfare minister Mrs. Najma Heptulla extended Eid greetings. Telangana home minister Mr. N Narsimha Reddy and former Governor Dr. Aziz Quraishi declared national harmony as the need of the hour.
Mohammed Nayeem Wajahat