The Telangana State Government is making elaborate arrangements for celebrating the Ramzan festival on a grand scale in all the districts, apart from the Capital.
The Government has issued orders on Saturday releasing Rs.14 crore, of which Rs.ten crore is for distribution of clothes to two lakh Muslims, while the remaining Rs.four crore is for Iftar parties in the State on June 26.
The Deputy Chief Minister Md Mahmood Ali on Saturday held a meeting with the senior officials of Minority Welfare department, Umar Jaleel, Shukoor and others concerned, and reviewed the arrangements being made for the celebrations. He wanted coordination between different departments to organize the celebrations in a proper manner. He said the Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao has directed the officials to arrange for payment of honorarium to the Mouzans and Imams and also to distribute auto rickshaws to poor Muslims. The distribution of clothes will be done at the 100 Mosques in the Capital and also the Masjids in the 95 Assembly constituencies. (NSS).