Patna: RJD president Lalu Prasad and Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi of the BJP on Monday hosted iftar parties for the fasting Muslims in the auspicious month of Ramzan and prayed for peace, amity and social harmony in Bihar.

Modi, who hosted a well-attended iftar party at the Anjuman Islamia Hall, said the prayers by the fasting minority community members will be answered by the Almighty and an atmosphere of peace, amity and social harmony would prevail in the state and take it on the path of sustained development.

Legislative Council Chairman Awadesh Narayan Singh, senior BJP leader Syed Shahanwaz Hussain, Food and Consumer Protection Minister Shyam Razak, Tourism Minister Sunil Kumar 'Pintu' were among prominent persons who attended the party.

Speaking on the occasion, Hussain described Modi as a friend and well wisher of the Muslims.

Meanwhile, Prasad threw Iftar party for the Muslims at his wife Rabri Devi's official residence that was attended among others by state Congress chief Chaudhary Mehboob Ali Kaiser and LJP national general secretary Satyanand Sharma.

The RJD supremo said he and the fasting members of the minority community prayed for the peace, brotherhood and social harmony in the state and hoped that the wishes made during the holy Ramazan month during fasting are generally granted by the almighty.


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