Phi­lan­thropists set up If­tar das­tarkhawan

Pakistan Observer - - TWIN CITIES -

ISLAMABAD—A num­ber of ‘If­tar das­tarkhawn’ have been or­ga­nized by phi­lan­thropists at sev­eral places to pro­vide free food at If­tar time in the twin cities Rawalpindi/Islamabad.

Th­ese das­tarkhawans have been set up at G-9, I-8, I-10, G-7 and sev­eral other places in the Fed­eral Cap­i­tal. How­ever, same das­tarkhawans have been made avail­able at Sad­dar, Pe­shawar Road, Faiz­abad and at some other places of Rawalpindi

A large num­ber of peo­ple be­side com­muters and passers-by will avail the fa­cil­ity of free If­tar. The tra­di­tion of free If­tar is now be­com­ing more pop­u­lar as a num­ber in­di­vid­u­als and or­ga­ni­za­tions are com­ing for­ward to pro­vide free food to peo­ple through th­ese das­tarkhawans with­out dis­crim­i­na­tion.

Faizan Ali a vol­un­teer said that he started ‘If­tar das­tarkhawan’ for com­muters and or­di­nary peo­ple since the last two years on daily ba­sis. How­ever, res­i­dents of the area and some fel­lows also de­cided to con­trib­ute for ‘If­tar das­tarkhawan’ dur­ing this Ra­mazan. A com­mit­tee com­pris­ing res­i­dents of the area has been es­tab­lished of to look af­ter the ar­range­ments of ‘If­tar Das­tarkhawan’, adding that If­tar will be ar­ranged for more than 400 per­sons on daily ba­sis in this Ra­mazan, he told APP.—APP

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