ANDHRA PRADESH

Celebration after sighting of moon on the eve of Ramzan

Staff Reporter

KADAPA: Muslims burst crackers in delight on Saturday evening on sighting the moon that symbolised culmination of the 30-day fasting on the eve of Ramzan festival.

During the month-long Ramzan fasting, several Muslim and Hindu leaders and organisations hosted Iftar. Collector M.T. Krishna Babu, Superintendent of Police Y. Nagi Reddy, Kadapa Mayor P. Ravindranath Reddy, Deputy Mayor K. Nabi Rasool, A.P. Union of Working Journalists, Indian Association of Lawyers president Ajay Kumar Veena, municipal corporators and several organisations hosted Iftar. Rajya Sabha member and TDP leader C. Ramachandraiah distributed clothes among poor Muslims. Kadapa city witnessed a congenial atmosphere of camaraderie, communal amity and peaceful co-existence of various communities. Mosques in Kadapa city were colourfully illuminated for Ramzan festival.

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