Toned down Bakrid festivities in Bengaluru: Many to give cash for flood relief
Bakrid festivities on Wednesday are going to be a thrifty affair for several Muslims within the town as they need determined to divert the cash unbroken for the competition to flood victims in Kerala and components of Karnataka.
As per spiritual prescription, each earning member of the community is obligated to offer ‘Qurbani’ or sacrifice as a part of Bakrid. a median social unit spends regarding Rs. 50,000 in procuring sheep/goat for the occasion. this point tho’, folks have determined to mark the competition with prayers and not take pleasure in celebrations.
Many have determined to mention no to new garments, biriyani or sweets, whereas some square measure causation wholesome food to flood victims rather than providing sacrifice at their homes. There square measure others WHO have gone to Kerala and Kodagu to mark the competition in relief camps.
Mosques to gather funds
Maulana Maqsood Imran, Moslem and Khateeb, Jamia mosque, Bengaluru, and managing member of the Moon Committee, said: “We have given a message to all or any mosques to give funds to flood relief. On the day of the competition too, donations are going to be collected and sent to affected areas.”
Mateen, general secretary of city-based Millath Relief Trust, associate degree umbrella organisation of regarding twenty five different associations in Bengaluru, aforementioned in his family’s case, there’ll not be any sacrifice created here in Bengaluru, however an equivalent cash are going to be accustomed procure food for flood victims.