Busi­ness com­mu­nity ar­ranges ‘If­tar das­tarkhawans’

Pakistan Observer - - TWIN CITIES -

RAWALPINDI—The busi­ness com­mu­nity of Rawalpindi have set up free If­tar das­tarkhawns at dif­fer­ent places for the poor and needy peo­ple.

These das­tarkhawans have been set up at Chandni chowk, Sad­dar, Peshawar road, Faiz­abad, Com­mer­cial mar­ket and sev­eral other places.

Char­ity has been on­go­ing since the first Ra­mazan as ev­ery­one wants to con­trib­ute in the char­ity. A large num­ber of peo­ple be­side labourer com­mu­nity avail the fa­cil­ity of free If­tar.

The tra­di­tion of free If­tar is now be­com­ing more pop­u­lar as a num­ber of in­di­vid­u­als and or­ga­ni­za­tions are com­ing for­ward to pro­vide free food to peo­ple through these das­tarkhawans with­out dis­crim­i­na­tion. Faizan Ali a shop­keeper near Chandni chowk said that he started ‘If­tar das­tarkhawan’ for com­muters and or­di­nary peo­ple for 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.

The com­mit­tees com­pris­ing of res­i­dents of the ar­eas have been sta­b­lished to look af­ter the ar­range­ments of ‘If­tar Das­tarkhawan’, adding that If­tar ar­ranged for thou­sands of peo­ple across the city on daily ba­sis, he told APP.—APP

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