LAHORE: Thousands of people will sit for aitekaf from Thursday evening (today) in city mosques. The main aitekaf sites are at Minhajul Quran, the Township mosque, Data Darbar, the Badshahi Masjid, Masjid Wazir Khan and Masjid Qadsia at Chauburji. According to an Auqaf Department spokesperson, about 300 people will sit for aitekaf at Badshahi Masjid, 80 at Wazir Khan Mosque, 50 at Model Mosque, Auqaf Colony and about 100 at Data Darbar. Mian Iftikhar Ahmed, a member of the organising committee of the Minhajul Quran Shehr-i-Aitekaf said that about 35,000 to 40,000 will sit for aitekaf at the Minhajul Quran facility.
Published in The Express Tribune, August 9th, 2012.