Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, July 25:
An Iftaar Party was hosted at the KIIT campus in the Odisha capital during the holy month of Ramzan.
The significance of the month of Ramzan and Ifatar were discussed on the occasion, an annual event at KIIT, which was attended by Dr. A. Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS, Prof. P. P. Mathur, Vice Chancellor, KIIT University, Dr. Sasmita Samanta, Registrar and Professor S. M. Ali, among others.
Addressing hundreds of Muslim students from Odisha, different parts of the country and abroad studying in KIIT, Dr. Samanta said that the institution gives equal respect to people of all categories and religions.
Among others Dr. Zahir Baig, President, Alameen Trust, Mr. S. S. Talatuf, Secretary and Mr. S. A. B. Tanveen member, Alameen Trust were also present.
Dr. Baig said KIIT-Alameen Trust will work towards development of education. He announced that the Trust will give scholarship to 10 Mauritius minority students of KIIT every year, while the poor minority students who secure highest mark in their respective branches will be felicitated every year by the Trust.
Arrangements for mass offering of Namaz were made on the occasion.