An inter-religious meetcelebrated Eid in a grand manner at Mother of Sorrows Church, Udupi, on 18th June 2018. Moulana Abdul Aziz Misbai of Rahmaniya Jumma Masjid, Manipura, was the Chief Guest. Rev. AkshayAmmanna of Christa Jyothi Church, Korangrapady and Sri Neelavara Surendra Adiga, President of the District Kannada Sahitya Parishad were the Guests of honour. V. Rev. Fr Valerian Mendonca, Parish Priest, Udupi, presided. About a hundred representatives of various religions participated enthusiastically. Inaugurating the celebration by watering a sapling, the Maulana appreciated the gesture and proposed peace and harmony through prayer, fasting and fraternal concern. Rev. Ammanna called upon all to work for harmonious living as the children of the same God. MrAdiga complimented the organizers and stressed the need to live as one family. Fr Mendonca, citing Swami Vivekananda, called upon all to be brothers and sisters to each other with God as our Father and Bharat Matha as our mother, and wished all, especially the Muslim brethren a very happy feast of Ramzan. The program was organized by the Souharda Committee of Udupi Church along with the Catholic Sabha, and Lions’ Club, Udupi Sangama. Mr Michael D’Souza welcomed the august gathering and Mr Maxim D’Souza proposed the Vote of Thanks. Mr Alphonse D’Costa compered the program. The celebration concluded with a fellowship party.