Iftar marks the customary breaking of the daylong fast during the holy month of Ramzan.
Multiple media houses have raised questions on Iftar invite to Pranab Mukherjee on behalf of Congress president. Congress president has extended an invite to Sh Pranab Mukherjee and he has graciously accepted. Hope this will set to rest unwarranted speculation, Surjewala said.
He tweeted saying Mukherjee had attended the last Iftar organised by then Congress president Sonia Gandhi.
Bereft of unwarranted issues, let compassion and friendship for all guide us in the holy month of Ramadan, he said.
Rahul Gandhi will play host at this year's Iftar scheduled to be held at a luxury hotel in the city. It will be the Gandhi scion's first Iftar event after taking over the reins of the party.
The Congress had given its Iftar ritual a miss in the last two years.
The party conventionally invites leaders of all faiths as well as top diplomats to the event.
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