THE Hindu Cultural Society of Bradford had the honour of holding its multi-faith Christmas dinner at the Lakshmi Narayan Hindu Temple on Leeds Road.

There were 150 guests from all faiths within the Bradford community.

These included Hindu, Sikh, Muslim, Christian, Jewish, Bangladeshi, Ukrainian, Chinese, Polish and South Indian attendees.

Members from West Yorkshire Police, Bradford Council Safeguarding team, Bradford Council interfaith team were also a part of the evening.

Meanwhile, representatives from Homeless Hampers, the Salvation Army, SACRE, Hope Not Hate Bradford and Bradford Curry Project were some of the other distinguished guests.

Bradford Council leader Susan Hinchcliffe gave a speech at the dinner too.

The respected guests made it a wonderful event with their speeches, which were praised by all the faiths, as well as Bradford residents and guests who were part of the evening.

Chairman Kamaljeet Sharma was overwhelmed with the fantastic response and support from all the faiths and the Bradford community.