Promoters of Peace: Jama’at-e-Ahmadiyya Shimoga Hosts Eid Milan Party

The Shimoga Branch of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community hosted a very successful “Eid Milan Party” attended by K S Eshwarappa the Deputy Chief Minister of the State of Karnataka along with prominent guests representing various sections of society on the 28th of October.

The venue for the event was a Banquet hall at the Posh “Royal Orchids” Hotel in the heart of Shimoga, a city about 270 KMs from Bangalore in the state of Karnataka in South India. Amir Jama’at-e-Ahmadiyya South Zone Karnataka Janab Muhammad Shaffiulla Sahab and Janab Mir Sirajul Haq, the Sadr Shimoga Jamaat played hosts for the event which was attended by Political class [Members of Parliament and the Legislative Assembly], Local businessmen, top brass of the Police department of the District, head of the Red Cross Society, academicians, representatives of the Press and members of civil society.

The preparations for the event had started over a month in advance, in which the Khuddams and Ansars of the Shimoga Jamaat coordinated very meticulously and took care of every minute detail. Most of the program was conducted in the local Kannada language by a dedicated team. The Programs started with the recitation of the Holy Qur’an and a Nazm followed by their translations in Kannada. A short documentary introducing the Jamaat and its work around the world was featured followed by speeches about the Jamaat’s inception, success and efforts to spread Peace and Harmony and on the Occasion of Eid-ul-Adha.

The dignitaries appreciated and spoke well about the Jamaat and its efforts and encouraged to spread it’s teachings to the sections of the general public which they felt was the need of the hour. They also promised to build their relationship with the community at various levels and places.

There was an exhibition of the translations of the Holy Quran in various languages of the world along with a counter on Muslim TV Ahmadiyya which were well appreciated. The occasion was used very well to build relationships with people of different sections of the society as many in the Jamaat personally interacted with every guest. The Event concluded with the vote of thanks by Sadr Shimoga Jamaat and Dua by Zonal Amir Sahabb, South Zone Karnataka.

About 10 News Papers had reported this event in their papers and the local TV Channel covered the event in their News bulletin.

Overall the event was a grand success. Volunteers and attendees had come from near and far to make this happen.

May Allah reward all who made this event so Successful.

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