Mumbai, Apr 14 : A mosque in the financial capital of the country has come forward to feed hundreds of daily wagers, who are on the verge of starvation, after the imposition of lockdown.
The Jama Masjid Ahle Hadis at Khairani Road in Saki naka is offering meals to at least 800 people. Saki Naka, is an area inhabited by many daily wagers. Maulana Atif Sanabali of the Jama Masjid Ahle Hadis at Khairani Road in Saki naka said, “Like Covid-19, hunger is also a serious disorder and affects everyone irrespective of the religion. He has determined to achieve the motto “koi bhukha na soye” i.e. No one goes hungry to sleep”. The meals being served include items like Veg Biryani, Dal Khichadi etc.
The meals are sumptuous and cooked with utmost hygiene keeping in mind the current scenario of the pandemic. The Social distancing norms are strictly being followed while serving the food" said Maulana Atif Sanabali.Imam & Khatib Jame masjid ahle hadees khairani road Sakinaka. The Maulana also said that they have been distributing dry ration like dal and rice to many localities which are unable to meet their daily needs. Several other mosques in Mumbai have started following the suit. Recently, the Muslim clergymen and mosque trustees across the country had come under fire in the wake of Tablighi Jamaat congregation at Delhi's Nizamuddin Markaz. ''We want to stress that the mosques are for all, and, now the message is social distancing while ensuring that no one is hungry,'' he said. (UNI)