GUWAHATI, June 15 - Max Cement yesterday hosted an Iftar party and gave away the �Peace Awards� in association with Burha (Jame) Masjid, the oldest mosque in Guwahati. More than 700 people, including women and children, mostly from underprivileged families, attended the Iftar.
Prior to Iftar, two-minute silence was observed in memory of two youths from Guwahati who were lynched by a mob in Karbi Anglong recently.
Later 10 individuals were honoured with Burha (Jame) Masjid Peace Awards 2018 in recognition of their remarkable contribution towards bringing positive changes in the society.
Eminent personalities Kailash Sarma, Surendra Kumar Barua, Riyaz Ahmed, Sajid Rahman, Sangram Jyoti Choudhury, Joinuddin Ahmed, Akhtarul Islam, Badal Das, Abdul Matin and Dr Ilias Ali were honoured on the occasion with 'Burha (Jame) Masjid Peace Awards 2018.