Friday 10 July 2020 \

 

Tatarstani Muftiate organized Iftar for convicts

The Spiritual Administration of Muslims of Tatarstan provided Muslim prisoners in corrective labor colonies of the republic with products for Iftar. This was reported by the press service of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia for the Republic of Tatarstan.
 
In the holy month of Ramadan, the Spiritual Board of Muslims of Tatarstan, in agreement with the Federal Penitentiary Service of the republic, brought to the labor colonies products permitted for the iftar, including meat, dates, vegetables, rice, as well as confectionery and tea.
 
In addition, representatives of the clergy visited prisoners, performed prayers and conducted collective Iftar.
 
On June 4, Imam-muhtasib Ilgam Minnegaliyev and Imam-Khatib Nurislam Gazizov visited the colony-settlement No. 17 in the village of Digitli of the Mamadysh district.
 
Together with the convicts, they took part in the collective evening prayer, after which the Iftar was organized.
 
There are seven mosques and five prayer rooms provided for Muslims in the penitentiary institutions of the republic. The Muslim community of correctional institutions numbers about 500 people. For the believers, the main Muslim holidays such as Qurban-bairam and Uraza-bairam are also organised. 
 

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