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Asia’s largest iftar party at Nalta in Satkhira

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Asia's largest iftar party at Nalta in Satkhira | About 6,000 people broke iftar together at Rawaza Sharif of Khan Bahadur Ahchan Ullah in Nalta of Kaliganj Upazila of Satkhira. Apart from this, 4 thousand people's iftar was sent from Rawza Sharif to the surrounding area. The organizers claim that this iftar mahfil is the second largest iftar mahfil in the world and the country. That is, they think that Satkhira is the location of Nalat after the holy Kaaba Sharif.

About 6,000 people broke iftar together at Rawaza Sharif of Khan Bahadur Ahchan Ullah in Nalta of Kaliganj Upazila of Satkhira. Apart from this, 4 thousand people’s iftar was sent from Rawza Sharif to the surrounding area. The organizers claim that this iftar mahfil is the second largest iftar mahfil in the world and the country. That is, they think that Satkhira is the location of Nalat after the holy Kaaba Sharif.

According to local sources, since 1950, iftar mahfil has been organized by making a huge tent in Rawza square every year during Ramadan. Hazrat Shah Sufi Khan Bahadur Ahsan Ullah used to organize this iftar party during the month of Ramadan. Later, after his death, the mission authorities maintained this continuity.

Phirni is made here with 600 kg of milk daily for the fasting people. 10 thousand eggs are boiled. Apart from this, there is provision of roasted chickpeas, bananas, dates, ginger and chira.

Locals said that tin canopies are made with bamboo poles at a cost of more than 6.5 lakh taka in Nalta Rawza Sharif on the occasion of Iftar, Tarabi and Itikaf every year. Daily iftar costs an average of 2 lakh 55 thousand taka. Its scope is increasing day by day.

They said that every day after Fajr prayer, 20-25 cooks start preparing or cooking Iftar. It continued till noon. Huge tents are prepared before Ramadan. After cooking, it is taken under the canopy for serving. After the Asr prayer, the work of decorating the plates begins with the Iftar.

In total, 250 young people of the area are doing these things voluntarily every day. Various foods including banana, dates, phirni, chickpeas, chira are arranged on each plate.

The cook who came to make Iftar. Farhad Hossain said, we start cooking every day after Fajr prayer. It is almost 3 pm to finish. Here we cook chickpeas, phirni with cleanliness.

A volunteer said, every year during the month of Ramadan, it is very nice to work here as a volunteer. We look forward to the month of Ramadan. About 10 thousand people break iftar together. We are fortunate to serve so many fasting people.

In this regard, Abul Fazal, a member of Nalta Central Ahsania Mission, said that 10,000 people are having Iftar every day in Nalta Rawza Sharif. Among them, 6,000 worshipers sit under the same canopy in the Rawza Sharif premises and break fast together. And the remaining 4,000 people were sent home to different mosques, missions and houses in the Iftar area. Fasters from far and wide come to Nalta Rawza Sharif premises for Iftar to get the reward.

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