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Eid Milan celebrated in Delhi

Assam Association, Delhi has celebrated Eid Milan on 23rd December at Srimanta Sankaradeva Bhawan. Eid has been celebrated by the Association since its inception on regular basis.

The function was started with the welcome address by the president Gr Cpt (retd) A C Barua. Holy Koran was recited by a young member of the Association. Dr. Ziauddin Ahmed, who served as Medical Counsel of Indian Embassy in Holy city of Mecca for many years shared his experience as a ‘Haji’ and as an spectator of this annual ritual, where millions from all over the world congregate to visit the holiest of holy places of Islam. Mr. Tassaduque Hussain, a ‘haji’ himself spoke about the significance of the ‘Haj’ in the life of a devout ‘Muslim’.

Dr. Bipul Kumar Baruah spoke about the century old religious harmony and tolerant religious traditions of Assamese society where Hindu and Muslims lived in perfect harmony till recently.

Zikir, the traditional devotional songs of Assamese Muslim was rendered by the artists of the Association. Ghazals were also presented by Mr. Pranab Das and Mr. Sarat Barkakati. A gourmet dinner in traditional style was hosted for the guests after the function. About 150 people gathered to celebrate the festival.
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