New Delhi, July 12: Vice-President Mohammed Hamid Ansari and Delhi’s Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung attended an iftaar party hosted by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal here on Sunday evening.
Pakistan’s High Commissioner to India, Abdul Basit, and Delhi Police Commissioner B.S. Bassi were also present on the occasion along with a host of other dignitaries.
The Delhi Chief Minister said that people of all faiths should live in harmony for the nation’s progress, adding that the iftaar party hosted by him saw the presence of leaders from all political parties.
Kejriwal told mediapersons: “Everyone should work together to take the nation forward. The nation can progress only if we all join hands and work together, be it Hindus, Muslims, Sikhs or Christians. All faiths teach us to live together.”
He said: “The speciality of our nation is that people of all faiths live together. Whether it is Eid or Diwali, we celebrate all festivals together.”
“Today’s speciality was that both VIPs and common people celebrated iftaar together.VIPs felt good that common people were there, and even common people felt good. There was no politics today. People from BJP, TMC, JD (U) and AAP were there,” Kejriwal added.
Several Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders were also present.
(With Agency Inputs)