Over 60 Hindu occupants of Muzzafarnagar Prison keep Roza with 1,150 Muslim inmates

Muzaffarnagar: Setting an example of communal harmony, more than 60 Hindu inmates of the district jail in Muzaffarnagar are keeping 'roza', the dawn-to-dusk fast during Ramzan, along with 1,150 Muslim inmates.

Representational Image. Reuters

Representational Image. Reuters

 

The holy month of Ramzan commenced on Tuesday.

On the first day of the Ramzan, 65 Hindu inmates kept fast with 1,150 Muslim inmates in Muzaffarnagar, said Satish Tripathi, jailor of the district jail.

Special arrangements have been made for the inmates to perform prayers and enjoy their pre-dawn 'sehri' meal and evening meals known as 'iftars'.

Food items like seasonal fruits, dates, 500 gram milk and various other snacks are being made available to them, he said.


Updated Date: Jun 08, 2016 13:36 PM

Also Watch

IPL 2018: Royal Challengers Bangalore eye revival against Chennai Super Kings as 'Cauvery Derby' comes back to life
  • Thursday, April 26, 2018 In the Kanjarbhat community, a campaign against 'virginity tests' is slowly gaining ground
  • Tuesday, April 24, 2018 It's A Wrap: Beyond the Clouds stars Ishaan Khatter, Malavika Mohanan in conversation with Parul Sharma
  • Monday, April 9, 2018 48 hours with Huawei P20 Pro: Triple camera offering is set to redefine smartphone imaging
  • Monday, April 16, 2018 Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore interview: Sports can't be anyone's fiefdom, we need an ecosystem to nurture raw talent

Also See