India Fraternity Forum Karnataka Chapter Riyadh holds ‘SnehaKoota-2019’
Saudi Arabia: As a part of ongoing Fraternity Fest 2019 being organized all over Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, India Fraternity Forum Karnataka chapter Riyadh organized a family get-together, under the theme ‘Sneha Koota-2019’ at Al TaqatVue resort, As-Sulay Riyadh on March 21st, 2019.
It was heartening to see families including infants to all age group arriving with great enthusiasm. Kids filled the place with joy and laughter all set for a great fun time. The event began with the Qirath by Master Aadil Hussain.
India fraternity forum Karnataka Riyadh general secretary TajuddinPuttur welcomed the guests and gathering, he explained the vision and work of India Fraternity Forum.
The programme was presided over by India fraternity forum Karnataka Riyadh president Ismail Yousuf in his presidential speech. He said, “This event should strengthen the bond between Indians residing in KSA. He urged the community to be united and ignore the differences between them, he also urged every organization to come forward and strive towards empowering the marginalized sections of the society, Further, he said that the forum is also encouraging the children and their parents to take part in the competitions which will strengthen the family bond too.”
Haris Mangaluru, central committee President, Indian social forum Riyadh was invited as the key speaker. He said, “During last 5 years, Ruling BJP government has totally failed and has divided nation into communal lines, He expressed anger increasing atrocities on minorities and failing to fulfill its promises, he also said BJP has no development agenda to face upcoming election and hence diving the nation based on their belief and practices. He urged Every Indian to vote for the secular parties and ensure there is no division of votes.
Haneef Basrur, Ex. Chairman Khidmah foundation, Azeez Bankal President DKMO, Dr Kaiser also spoke on this occasion.
Ilyas, President Hidaya Foundation, Ashfaq Koteshwar, President Murudeshwar Jamath, Abdul Salam, President Adoor Riyadh committee, Abdulaziz Katipalla, president KMYA were also invited as chief Guests and were present on the Dias.
The announcement of the winners of IFF Young artists was also done during the stage program, in Juniors section Rumas bagged 1st price and Luha Fathima was runner-up, similarly, in the senior section, Noah M Khan was the winner.
Various cultural activities including Traditional Duff, Qawaali, Shayari were presented on this occasion, ‘PravasiJeevana’ Drama play was the center of attraction of the event which highlighted the situation of Expatriates
Exciting and fun-filled games were conducted for both men and women to engage the gathering like Quiz, Tug of War, Race, Cricket, drawing etc. Prizes were distributed to the winners.
In children’s running Race Rafan Abdullah Won the 1st prize and Moazam Arafat was the runner-up.
In Tug of war, Bantwal Guys were the winners and Tippu Nagar were the runners-up, in cricket Markaz Jamal were the winners and Roses Batha bagged the second place. Ismail Yousuf, Tajuddin, Naveed, Shareef, Sabith, Usman presented the trophies and medals to the winners.