KARACHI: Residents of Karachi, worried about inflation, may face a new problem in the coming days.
In the coming days, the blessed month of Ramadan will begin, so the citizens are worried whether gas will be available during Suhoor hours or not. Despite the start of summer season in Karachi, gas loadshedding during the night hours. Not terminated.
Gas is shut off from 10:00 PM to 6:00 AM. This gas load shedding has changed the time of preparing dinner in Karachi, now dinner is prepared till 9:00 PM in homes.
Citizens say that despite the start of the summer season, the federal government and SSGC have not ended gas load-shedding and have not yet given any information regarding gas load-shedding or not during Ramadan.
Therefore, the citizens are making advance arrangements to get gas from alternative sources for the preparation of Suhore in Ramadan.
Long gas shutdown in summer is beyond comprehension, Farzana Bibi
Housewife Farzana Bibi said that the demand for gas is high in winter, so gas load-shedding has been done, now the heat has started, the demand for gas is low, but gas load-shedding at night is beyond comprehension, the government is worried about the people. There is no feeling.
Women’s responsibilities increase in Ramadan
Nishat Farooqui, the head of the family, said that Ramadan is the most blessed month in which there is worship, people fast, women’s responsibilities increase in this month, iftar, dinner, suhoor and breakfast for small children. And food is needed.
Women spend most of their time in the kitchen, the most important thing for food, iftar and suhoor in Ramadan is gas. Whether there will be gas at night or not, so the sons have been asked to make alternative arrangements.
People will consider other options if there is gas loadshedding in the morning, fatal
Housewife Mehek Tariq said that if gas loadshedding is likely to happen during Suhri, then people will have different options to manage Suhri according to these options.
He said that under these options, women should prepare suhoor before 10 pm and eat food prepared several hours earlier instead of fresh, or buy LPG cylinders and stoves or buy suhoor from the hotel or eat outside at the hotel. Go to eat, these are all additional expenses that are not affordable for the poor or middle class or to fast without Suhoor.
A tea kit is 40 rupees or a full cup is 80 rupees, Sufyan
Citizen Sufyan said that after Iftar, especially during Suhri, the people of Karachi drink tea at home and in hotels. Buy an electric kettle or drink tea with a tea bag. Extra money is required for them. Here, if you get bread in Ramadan, you should be thankful.
Bought a small cylinder stove for Ramadan, Shahri
Faisal Ali, a citizen, said that he had bought a small LPG cylinder with a stove for Ramadan so that there would be no problem at Suhoor. They are buying LPG cylinders with stoves which cost between Rs 2,000 and 3,000 depending on the quality.
Hotel food is expensive, what will you do if you don’t get gas in Sahri, Razia Bano
Housewife Razia Bano said that people are already worried because of inflation, the prices of food and drinks are skyrocketing, there will be a storm of inflation in Ramadan. Money is also needed for alternative management, wages and salaries should increase with inflation.
Demand for LPG may increase in Ramadan, shopkeeper Khalid
Khalid, a shopkeeper who sells LPG, said that before the arrival of Ramadan, hotels, tea houses, bakeries and sweets sellers have made advance bookings of LPG cylinders so that they do not have any problems in their business. I am getting Rs 280 to Rs 300 per kg LPG demand may increase in Ramadan.
There will be no profiling of gas in Ramzan, SSGC officials
The officials of Sui Southern Gas Company were asked whether there will be load shedding of gas in Ramadan in Karachi or not. As in the past, there will be no gas profiling during Ramadan.