Interfaith Iftar in Bronx
New York City Mayor’s call to strengthen Bangladeshi Muslim community

BanglaPress Desk
April 2, 2023

Noman Sabit: New York City Mayor Eric Adams said to the Bangladeshis by joining the interfaith iftar party organized by the Bangladeshi Muslim community in Bronx, New York, United States, that new Muslim voters will strengthen themselves by registering. They will elect their leaders by exercising voting rights on time. Who will speak for you? Will work for you. It will strengthen the Muslim community. Local time Saturday (April 1) He said these things in the speech of the chief guest at the iftar party organized at 106 Public School in Parkchester, Bronx.
Mohammed N Majumdar gave a welcome speech on behalf of the community in the inter-faith program moderated by Masud Rahman and community leader M Islam Mamun.
Mayor Eric Adams said that he will participate in iftar parties in all 5 boroughs of the city during the month of Ramadan. In continuation of this, he first participated in the iftar party organized by the Bangladeshi Muslim community in the Bronx. He said Bangladeshis are his old friends. Former President Trump was Brooklyn Borough President when he announced the Muslim Band. He held many protests against Trump’s announcement. Was with Bangladeshis in the past, still is and will be in the future. And the chief administrative officer of his office, Mir Bashar, is a Bangladeshi citizen.
About 300 Bangladeshis participated in the Iftar at the public school in the Bronx. The mayor’s office staff enthusiastically praised the well-organized event. There was no chaos and no rush to take pictures like at other community events of the Mayor. The Iftar and Dua Mahfil were attended by the dignitaries of the community. Notable among them are Abdus Shaheed, Khalilur Rahman, Abdur Rahim Badsha, Abdul Chowdhury Zakir, Mohammad Ali, Jamal Hossain, Abdul Khalek, Khabir Uddin Bhuiyan, Mohammad Kabir, Rumana Ahmed, Sarwar Chowdhury, Jamal Chairman, Ifti Chowdhury, Kazi Hasan, Arif. Reza, Reza Abdullah, Abul Yahya Kashem, Hasan Ali, Rokan Hakim, Imran Ron Shah, Mir Shahab Uddin, Tushar Peak, Ibrahim Bar Bhuiyan, Shamim Mia, Shamim Ahmed, Masudul Kabir, Manzoor Chowdhury Jaglu, Mahbubul Alam, Mukit Chowdhury, Abul Hashem Hasnu, Juned Chowdhury, Ala Uddin, Sabbir Gul, Shahinur, Samad Mia, Syed Pavel, Noore Alam Ziku, Didar Chowdhury, Kamruzzaman Shamim, Swapan Talukder, Rabiuzzaman Kazi and Sheikh Al Mamun.
The Mayor honored 5 local mosques run by Bangladeshis. The mosques are Parkchester Jame Masjid, Banglabazar Jame Masjid, Parkchester Islamic Center, North Bronx Mosque and Baitul Aman Islamic Center.