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Namaz from home, virtual hugs mark Eid-ul-Fitr in city
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Namaz from home, virtual hugs mark Eid-ul-Fitr in city

May 25, 2020

No mass prayer gatherings at Eidgah Maidan, no handshakes Mysore/Mysuru: Under the shadow of Coronavirus, Muslim community people are taking special precautions to mark Eid-ul-Fitr, the celebration today that breaks the month-long fast for Ramzan. This Eid there was no shaking of hands or no warm embracing for community members because of the stringent social…

Ramzan festival in city tomorrow
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Ramzan festival in city tomorrow

May 24, 2020

No mass prayers at Eidgah Maidan, Mosques Mysore/Mysuru: With COVID-19 pandemic everywhere and lockdown rules in force, Muslim community members will celebrate Ramzan festival in a simple manner tomorrow in city. At the Mysuru District Moon Committee meeting held yesterday at Apna Ghar in Shivarathreeshwara Nagar which was chaired by Sir Khazi of Mysuru Hazrath…

Tug at heartstrings:  A Ramzan like no other
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Tug at heartstrings: A Ramzan like no other

May 22, 2020

Faith in times of Coronavirus By Shadan Muneer As millions of Muslims observe Ramzan, the month of dawn-to-dusk fasting, how will social distancing and self-isolation work in a world fearing contagion from an unseen enemy? Fasting but no feasting, the piety is in plenty but the frolic is amiss. The warmth is palpable but handshakes…

District Minister distributes grocery kits to Muslim community families at Tilaknagar
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District Minister distributes grocery kits to Muslim community families at Tilaknagar

April 26, 2020

Holy Month-long Ramzan fasting begins Mysore/Mysuru: As the Holy Month of Ramzan has begun and many financially weak Muslim community families affected due to lockdown, District Minister S.T. Somashekar, accompanied by MP Pratap Simha, Chamaraja Constituency MLA L. Nagendra and others, distributed grocery kits to nearly 200 financially weak Muslim community families at a programme…

No Friday prayers, food streets for Ramzan in State till May 3
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No Friday prayers, food streets for Ramzan in State till May 3

April 17, 2020

Bengaluru: With the holy month of Ramzan set to commence on Apr. 24 or 25 (depending on the sighting of the moon), the Karnataka Government has issued an order suspending congregational prayers and food streets until May 3 in light of the nationwide lockdown being in effect in India.  The order was issued by the…

Ramzan shopping keeps streets alive at night
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Ramzan shopping keeps streets alive at night

June 7, 2019

Mysuru: In a city with no shopping destinations open through the night, Ramzan’s special bazaars pull crowds and shoppers in hordes.  Though there are no malls, no nightclub, and no fine dining that are open all through the night on other regular days, on the special occasion of Ramzan, some streets were open late into…

Thousands offer prayers at Eidgah Maidan
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Thousands offer prayers at Eidgah Maidan

June 5, 2019

Mysuru: Thousands of Muslim brethren gathered at the sprawling Eidgah Maidan in Tilaknagar today to offer prayers as part of Eid ul Fitr, also called the “Festival of Breaking Fast.” Hazarath Moulana Mohd. Usman Shariff, Sir Khazi of Mysuru, who led the mass prayers, said: “After one month of fasting, we assemble in the open…

Bhima distributes Ramzan kits
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Bhima distributes Ramzan kits

June 4, 2019

As part of the CSR initiate of B.N. Road Bhima, S. Revanna (Block Education Officer), K.N. Sudhakar (Circle Inspector) and K. Gouse Khan (Municipality ex-President) distributed Ramzan kits to the underprivileged families of Muslim community at K.R. Pet. Also seen are Yatiraj (LIC Development Officer), P. Bharat and S. Harikrishnan (Floor Managers). Comprised of necessary…

Ramzan bandobust meeting
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Ramzan bandobust meeting

June 3, 2019

Mysuru:  City Police Commissioner K.T. Balakrishna held meeting with the Police Inspector, Sub-Inspector level officials, other Police officials at his office in city this morning to discuss the Ramzan bandobust preparations. The Commissioner discussed about the deployment of tight police security in the sensitive areas of the city like Mandi Mohalla, Udayagiri, Kalyanagiri, Beedi Colony,…

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