The complex of this Gurudwara, which is the name of the place of worship for Sikhs, has a kitchen, a hospital, a school, a museum and an art gallery. Since the lockdown began in India on March 25, cooks have been feeding thousands of people.
Obligatory donations, zakat, provide daily wage workers – from street-food vendors to shoe-shiners – who are affected by the pandemic with basic grocery items. This mandatory alms-giving is calculated at 2.5% of a person’s annual excess wealth. Across Pakistan, appeals for donations are widely circulating on WhatsApp and social media.
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