By Yesha Kotak, Mumbai
PUBLISHED APR 27, 2020 6:36 PM IST
With Ramzan, the Islamic month of prayer and abstinence, beginning on Saturday, the town's Muslim group is struggling to seek out fruits and meals with which to interrupt their quick within the night.
Residents of Dongri, Nagpada and Bhendi Bazaar reached out to varied group leaders for assist, explaining that with market hours restricted to the primary half of the day, they might not get meals within the night. . A few of them even wrote to civic authorities and political leaders, asking for a change in market hours of their locality.
“Individuals discover it tough to eat. If we quick all day, we are going to want good, wholesome issues to eat at evening after we break our quick. However not one of the retailers or eating places are allowed to remain open at the moment. We’d like some sleep after sehri [early morning meal], so by the point we get up, the markets are already closed. This may finally result in extra issues, ”mentioned Aslam Malkani, a resident of Marine Strains.
Some group leaders recommended households may purchase fruit and different necessities for the entire week, as a substitute of going out each day.
“You may even break the quick by having a pinch of salt and dates. These are tough instances and Ramzan teaches us to be affected person even in instances of testing, ”mentioned Sohail Khandwani, administrator of the Mahim and Haji Ali dargahs.
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