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Iftar party for rickshaw-pullers

New Delhi: Hundreds of rickshaw-pullers residing in Jamia Nagar area of the national capital were guests of Human Welfare Foundation for an Iftar and dinner party on 11 August in the grounds of Milli Model School in Abul Fazal Enclave. About 600 rickshaw-pullers turned up to the party. HWF had distributed 750 invitation cards.

After Iftar, Maghrib prayer was offered at the site. Then an orator from among the volunteers gave a sermon in which he stressed on obeying the basic teachings of Islam. Soon after the speech, the guests were served hot biryani. At the end each of the 600 guests was given a packet consisting one kurta-pyjama.   

This article appeared in The Milli Gazette print issue of 1-15 September 2012 on page no. 15

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