With markets closed and meat supply hit due to the COVID-19-induced lockdown, Muslims are in for a Ramzan without their favourite kebabs and other chicken and mutton dishes.
Ramazan is to commence from the 24th or 25th of April this year, depending on the sighting of the moon.
While the Congress’s iftar will bring together the Opposition, the one at the senior BJP leader’s residence appears to be an attempt to reach out to the Muslim community.
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, his deputy Manish Sisodia, Social Welfare Minister Rajendra Pal Gautam, Environment Minister Imran Hussain and party legislators attended the Iftar.
With an eye on 2019, Hindutva organisations, including the RSS affiliated outfit Muslim Rashtriya Manch (MRM), are back to ‘Iftaar’ diplomacy.