IMRC’s ‘Ramadan Feeding Program’: 600 families in Kerala receives ration

BY TCN News,

Kozhikode: As many as 600 poor families in Kerala have received ration from a US based Indian Muslim Relief and Charities (IMRC) that is conducting ‘Ramadan Feeding Program’ in India.

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IMRC performs this program every year in various Indian states through which the poor and needy are given food in grains package that include items such as wheat flour, lentils, oil, salt, chilli and hot meals.


Last year it was conducted in 19 states and this year it is extending to 22 states.

In Kerala, through this program IMRC have come in aid for the underprivileged families by giving them ration packets, so that they can observe fast in the holy month of Ramadan. In addition, IMRC will also be offering Iftars in mosques belonging to various localities at Mukkam in Kozhikode district.


“Most of the people here work as daily wagers and in Ramadan rising temperature forces us to stay indoors leading to shortage of food. The relief by IMRC has come as an help for hundreds of families, residing here,” says Abdulla Ahmed from Kodiyathoor, Khozikode.

This year, ahead of Ramadan, IMRC distributed 600 Ramadan ration packets among poor Muslim families in order to help them to meet their daily requirements during the holy month.


According to Kozhikode IMRC Volunteer, Amal Abdulla, the kits were distributed to 600 families residing at Mukkam, Koodaranji, Kodiyathur, Pathanapuram, Chennamangaloor, Anayamkunnu and Manassery.

The beneficiaries were selected by the mosque committees of the respective areas.

According to M Abdul Latheef, a beneficiary, the underprivileged persons in these areas were waiting for such helps. “This year too, IMRC has come in to support us with grains and we are very thankful to them for the things they have been doing for us,” he said.


Last year, according to Abdulla, the organization had spent more than one lakh rupees towards the expenses of Iftar for poor’s, organised by various mosques at Mukkam, Chennamangaloor, Manassery and Pathanapuram.