Business community arranges ‘Iftar dastarkhawans’
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