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Help Uttarakhand flood victims,avoid Iftar parties: Ajmer Dargah chief

'Uttarakhand disaster which claimed lives of countless pilgrims is a big tragedy of the country.'

Written by PTI | Jaipur | Published: July 27, 2013 4:55:11 pm

Spiritual head of Ajmer Dargah,Zainul Abedin Ali Khan today requested political and non political groups in the country to avoid holding public Roza iftar parties in view of the recent Uttarakhand tragedy.

“Uttarakhand disaster which claimed lives of countless pilgrims is a big tragedy of the country so public iftar parties should be avoided.

“Lakhs of rupees are spent on such public Iftar parties and this year this amount should be used to help the victim and their rehabilitation,” Khan said in a statement here.

Iftar parties are held in the holy month of Ramzan.

“Union and the state governments and different political and non-political groups should avoid holding Iftar parties this year in view of the tragedy and should use the fund for victims.

“This will be the service of humanity which is the message of Islam,” the Dargah Dewan said.

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