Port Blair, April 1: The Andaman & Nicobar Islands saw a remarkable display of unity and harmony as individuals from diverse religious backgrounds came together for the Grand Iftar Meet organized by the All India Kerala Muslim Cultural Center (AIKMCC) Andaman State Unit. Held at TSG Emerald View, Phoenix Bay, the event witnessed the presence of religious scholars representing Gyani Rajinder Singh from Police Gurudwara, Swami Shuddhananda Saraswati from Chinmaya Mission, Father Albinus Barla from Christian community and Moulana Kabeer from Muslim community, fostering interfaith dialogue and mutual understanding.

Among the distinguished guests were notable figures from the Andaman & Nicobar Islands, emphasizing the inclusive spirit of the gathering. The event commenced with a warm welcome extended by General Secretary Shri. AP Abdul Majeed, setting the tone for an evening of camaraderie and fellowship. He highlighted the philanthropic activities of the organization carried out in the Islands.

In his presidential address, Shri Abdul Siddique, President of AIKMCC Andaman, emphasized the importance of solidarity and cooperation among different religious communities, highlighting the shared values of compassion and tolerance that unite them. During the event, the religious scholars also delivered key note address and underlined the message of peace and harmony amongst communities.

The Vote of Thanks was delivered by Shri PP Anas, Vice President of AIKMCC Andaman, expressing gratitude to all participants for their presence and contributions towards promoting peace and harmony in the region. The programme was well compered by Abdul Waheed, Executive Member AIKMCC.

Religious scholars were warmly welcomed with traditional shawls, symbolizing the spirit of hospitality and inclusivity that prevailed throughout the event.

The Grand Iftar Meet stands as a testament to the power of unity in diversity, serving as a beacon of hope and inspiration for fostering interfaith harmony in the Andaman & Nicobar Islands.