Ramadan gift from Allah, earn reward through charity: Mirwaiz

Srinagar, May 6: Terming the holy month of Ramadan a gift from the Almighty Allah, Muttahida Malis-e-Ulama patron Mirwaiz Omar Farooq on Monday urged Muslims to earn reward through charity and extending a helping hand to poor and destitute by giving Sadkah and Zakat.
People must understand the importance and significance of the fasting month, Mirwaiz who is also chairman of the moderate Hurriyat Conference (HC) said that this month helps Muslims purify themselves from both external and internal impurities. He said the month provides a great opportunity to the faithful to seek Allah’s blessings and bond with the almighty.
Mirwaiz prayed to Almighty to shower the bounties of rewards and Rahmah of this month on the people of Kashmir.
Mirwaiz while welcoming the holy month said it was in this month only when Quran was descended on the beloved Prophet Muhammad (SAW) that became the torchbearer for every Muslim and will remain so till the end of time.
Mirwaiz said that Ramdhan purifies the human heart on one hand also, on the other hand, gives a great opportunity to people to earn reward through charity and extending a helping hand to poor and destitute by giving Sadkah and Zakat.
Mirwaiz said people of Kashmir must remain steadfast in the entire month and also work on eradicating social evils of various nature that are tormenting the society of Kashmir.