HUBBALLI: Presenting a perfect picture of communal harmony, several Muslim organizations set up stalls near Nehru Stadium here to offer fruits and juice to the members of Lingayat community participating in Lingayat convention today (Sunday).
Anjuman E Islam Dharwad in association with Safa Baitul Maal Dharwad set up two stalls where they distributed fruits to the participants. Anjuman President Ismail Tamatgar said that they spent around Rs 10 lakh on this. Safa Baitul maal president Altaf Shaikh and volunteers reached to participants, even In their vehicles, and handed over fruits to them.
Another group Karnataka Muslim Rights Foundation offered ‘sharbat’ to participants to quench their thirst. President of the foundation Anwar Mudhol said “the motive behind distributing sharbat today is to help maintain communal harmony in our city”.
Asif Pachapur, Babu Belgali, Mujeeb Makandar, Nazeer Kolkar and others were present.