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PM Modi has no plans to host iftar in Srinagar

New Delhi:   Prime Minister Narendra Modi has no plans to host an iftar party in Srinagar on July 17 as was wrongly reported in sections of the media.Highly-placed sources refuted reports in this regard

PTI [ Updated: July 08, 2015 19:07 IST ]
pm modi has no plans to host iftar in srinagar
pm modi has no plans to host iftar in srinagar

New Delhi:   Prime Minister Narendra Modi has no plans to host an iftar party in Srinagar on July 17 as was wrongly reported in sections of the media.

Highly-placed sources refuted reports in this regard as totally without basis and speculative.

BJP also denied that the prime minister had any plans to host an iftar in Srinagar.

Earlier it was reported that PM Modi is likely to host an Iftar party in Srinagar on July 17.  

He will be visiting Jammu on July 17 to attend a function to mark the 100th birth anniversary of former MP and minister Girdhari Lal Dogra and go to Srinagar on the same day, sources said.

July 17 is the last Friday before Eid-ul-Fitr which will celebrated either on July 18 or July 19 rpt 19, depending on the sighting of the moon.

Last year, Modi was in Srinagar on Diwali day in the backdrop of the devastation caused by the worst floods in Jammu and Kashmir in 100 years.

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