Chandigarh/Srinagar 12 July
Srinagar created a history by hosting Asia’s longest Iftar party today on the banks of Dal Lake, Srinagar. The Iftar was organized by Loud Beetle, Srinagar and Aryans Group of Colleges, Chandigarh with the support of others. The party spread over 1.6 Kilometer stretch along the Dal Lake, Srinagar.
An estimated 3000 people gathered and break the day-long fast. The guests were served with bananas, dates, mineral water bottles, Tehri(yellow rice) and fried chicken etc.
The Iftar was also supported by 92.7 Big FM, J&K Tourism, Khyber, Ahad, Airtel 3G, Petro Min, TCI, City Sign, Hangers, Kathi Junction, J&K Headlines, Rasna, Kashmir Box.Com, Urth Cafe, Hap Looks, My Rahat, TSH etc
Mr. Ahmer Khan, Chief Executive Officer, Loud Beetle; Mr. Farooq Ahmad Shah, Director Tourism and Dr. Anshu Kataria, Chairman, Aryans Group of Colleges while congratulating all the supporters said that Kashmir has set an example by organizing Asia’s longest party. Earlier to it the record was set for World’s longest Iftar of 1508 m organized in Saudi Arabian City which was mentioned in Guinness World Records
Kataria further quoted that Aryans was excited equally be a part of this biggest religious occasion in Kashmir. He further said that more than 1000 students from various parts of the Kashmir are already studying in Aryans. These students have also participated and supported Aryans in the event.
It is to be mentioned that Ramadan is the month in which the Qur’an was sent down, as a guide to mankind, also clear Signs for guidance and judgment between right and wrong. Ramadan is a special month and it is a time for inner reflection, devotion to God and indeed is a kind of tune-up for their spiritual lives. The purpose of fasting is to create God consciousness.