Naqvi hosts Iftar party for Muslim women

New Delhi: Union Minister of Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi hosted an Iftar party for divorced Muslim women and their families on Wednesday. Naqvi is possibly the only Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader to hold an Iftar party this time.

Muslim women from Delhi, Haryana, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan attended the Iftar party hosted by Naqvi. He especially invited widows and women affected with triple talaq. Most of the women were observing purdah. They came along with their children. Dinner was also served after Iftar. No celebrity was invited but the party was only attended by the ordinary and suffering Muslim women.