First Friday Roza Iftari of Ramzan marked by Hindu-Muslim amity in Jaipur
The Friday prayers in afternoon on July 4 and Rosa Italy or breaking of fast set an example of Hindu–Muslim amity in Jaipur with local business associations and local social organization 'Radhe Mohan Jankalyan Sansthan' (RMJS) assisting the Muslim community for the two events.
The local Muslim community crowded the road in Johari Bazaar on which Jama Masjid is located and the Friday Namaz of the Holy Month of Ramzan commenced in the afternoon with Ajaan at 12.30. Mufti Amajad Ali conducted the prayers and said that the real purpose of Ramzan fasting to serve the needy and restrain and control desires. He prayed for peace and good rains in Jaipur
and advised the gathering to shun evil, help the poor, adopt healthy habits and provide employment.
A prayer was also organized at Shia Jama Masjid at Amber road. Here, the Namaz was conducted by Maulana Saiyed Najish Akbar. Gathering together in their thousands, Shia Muslims of the city observed the first Friday prayers of Ramzan with gaiety.
From dusk until dawn, during the Blessed Month of Ramzan, Muslims go without food, drink, smoking, sex, swearing, arguing and listening to music. The RMJS, a Hindu social organization, organized a Roza Iftari programme for the Muslims at Ghee Walon ka Rasta to end the day's fast. The events of the day in the city were observed with fervour and devotion among the Muslim and active cooperation was extended by the Hindus.