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Mosques Begin Supplying Food To Protesting Farmers In Delhi

Cooked food was being delivered to protesting farmers on Thursday through various mosques of Delhi. The information was given by social activist Nadeem Khan on his Facebook page.

“Arrangement of food has been made in several mosques of Delhi. Farmers, kindly call on the following numbers: 9990431468,” reads the post.

दिल्ली की कई मस्जिदों में किसानों के भोजन की व्यवस्था करी गयी है
किसान भाई जानकारी के लिए इस नम्बर पे सम्पर्क कर ले
09990431468

Posted by Nadeem Khan on Thursday, 26 November 2020

Some two lakh farmers from Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan, Kerala and Punjab are reaching Delhi as part of their two-day ‘Delhi Chalo’ protest march on Thursday and Friday.

Clarion India reported that the person who picked up the phone promptly asked for the address where food needed to be delivered. Asked if the food was being prepared at a centralised place, he said kitchens had been set up at several places. “You give the address, food will be sent from the nearest point of distribution.”

The organisers plan to continue this free delivery of food as long as the situation demands, he said.

He also said that although the food was being distributed through mosques in various localities, the contribution for this was coming from all sides. “It’s an all-religion initiative,” he added.

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Rushda Fathima Khan is the Staff Reporter for The Cognate.

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