Muzaffarnagar: Setting an example of communal harmony, more than 60 Hindu inmates of the district jail in Muzaffarnagar are keeping ‘roza’, the dawn-to-dusk fast during Ramzan, along with 1,150 Muslim inmates.

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The holy month of Ramzan commenced on Tuesday.

On the first day of the Ramzan, 65 Hindu inmates kept fast with 1,150 Muslim inmates in Muzaffarnagar, said Satish Tripathi, jailor of the district jail.

Special arrangements have been made for the inmates to perform prayers and enjoy their pre-dawn ‘sehri’ meal and evening meals known as ‘iftars’.

Food items like seasonal fruits, dates, 500 gram milk and various other snacks are being made available to them, he said.

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Over 60 Hindu occupants of Muzzafarnagar Prison keep Roza with 1,150 Muslim inmates