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In Pics: Politicos forget their differences, come together to celebrate Iftar Party

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Eid-ul Fitr is all set to be celebrated on Saturday, July 18. But before the holy period comes to culminates on Saturday, many politicians have been organising grand Iftar parties. Who's of who from the political world are present at Iftar parties, leaving aside their political differences, for a while.

On Monday, July 13 evening, the Congress President Sonia Gandhi held an Iftar Party at her official residence in the national capital.

Both Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi chatted with the guests on the occasion attended by the top Congress leaders and diplomats.

Former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi and his Uttarakhand counterpart Harish Rawat were among the guests. Former union ministers P. Chidambaram, Sushilkumar Shinde, Salman Khurshid, Ghulam Nabi Azad, Mallikarjun Kharge, Kumari Selja, Ambika Soni and Mani Shankar Aiyar were also present.

Let's take a look at some pics of the Iftar Party, along with previous Iftar parties held by various politicians:

When Sonia Gandhi became host

When Sonia Gandhi became host

UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi with Bihar CM Nitish Kumar, TMC MP Derek O'Brien and NCP Chief Sharad Pawar (R) at her Iftar Party in New Delhi on Monday.

Sonia Gandhi with guests

Sonia Gandhi with guests

UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi with Bihar CM Nitish Kumar and TMC MP Derek O'Brien at her Iftar Party in New Delhi on Monday.

In Pics: Iftar Party celebrations

In Pics: Iftar Party celebrations

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi and former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Omar Abdullah at an Iftar party hosted by Congress President Sonia Gandhi, in New Delhi on Monday.

In Patna

In Patna

BJP senior leader Sushil Kumar Modi with MoS Ramkripal Yadav at an Iftar party in Patna on Saturday, July 4.

In Lucknow

In Lucknow

UP Governor Ram Naik with CM Akhilesh Yadav and Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav at a Roza Iftar party at Raj Bhawan in Lucknow on Friday, July 10, 2015.

In Patna

In Patna

LJP chief and Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan with former Bihar CM and HUM chief Jitan Ram Manjhi, BJP senior leader Sushil Kumar Modi and party MP Chirag Paswan during an Iftar party in Patna on Sunday, July 12, 2015.

In Srinagar

In Srinagar

Governor of Jammu and Kashmir N N Vohra along with Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed and former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah during an Iftar party hosted by him at Rajbhawan in Srinagar on Saturday, July 11, 2015 evening.

In Mumbai

In Mumbai

Minister of State for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi , Actor Raza Murad and RPI Chief, Ramdas Athawle during a Iftar Party at Haj House in Mumbai on Friday, July 3, 2015.

In Mumbai

In Mumbai

Minister of State for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and Actor Raza Murad during a Iftar Party at Haj House in Mumbai on Friday, July 3, 2015.

In New Delhi

In New Delhi

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal accompained by Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia welcomes Vice President Hamid Ansari during an Iftar party hosted by him in New Delhi on Sunday evening, July 12, 2015.

India-Pak bond at Iftar Party

India-Pak bond at Iftar Party

Vice President Hamid Ansari shakes hand with Pakistan's High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit during an Iftar party hosted by Delhi Chief Minister, Arvind Kejriwal in New Delhi on Sunday, July 12, 2015.

Najeeb Jung, Kejriwal, Sheila Dikshit: New buddies

Najeeb Jung, Kejriwal, Sheila Dikshit: New buddies

Delhi Chief Minister, Arvind Kejriwal, Former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung and Vice president Hamid Ansari during Iftar party at New Delhi on Sunday evening, July 12, 2015.

When frenemies bonded...

When frenemies bonded...

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal accompained by Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia with Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung during an Iftar party hosted by him at New Delhi on Sunday evening, July 12, 2015.

When frenemies bonded...

When frenemies bonded...

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal with Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung during an Iftar party hosted by him in New Delhi on Sunday evening, July 12, 2015.

When frenemies bonded...

When frenemies bonded...

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal hugs Delhi's Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung during an Iftar party hosted by him at New Delhi on Sunday evening, July 12, 2015.

Festivity unites politicans

Festivity unites politicans

Delhi Pradesh Congress President Ajay Maken, former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, senior congress leaders Sajjan Kumar, JP Aggarwal and others at an Iftar party at DPCC, New Delhi on Saturday, July 11, 2015.

In Pics: Iftar Party celebrations

In Pics: Iftar Party celebrations

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal welcomes TMC MPs Derek O'Brien and Sukhendu Sekhar Roy during an Iftar party hosted by him in New Delhi on Sunday evening, July 12, 2015.

Lalu-Nitish gel well at Iftar

Lalu-Nitish gel well at Iftar

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and RJD chief Lalu Prasad during an Iftar party at CM residence in Patna on Saturday, July 11, 2015.

In Kolkata

In Kolkata

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at an Iftar party in Kolkata on Friday.

In Guwahati

In Guwahati

Assam CM Tarun during an Iftar party organised by Assam Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC), at Ambari Burha Masjid in Guwahati on Monday, July 6, 2015.

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