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Bangladesh: On fasting

Categories: South Asia, Bangladesh, Citizen Media, Food, Religion

Morris the Pen [1] on fasting, Ramadan and fastlets. “Our speaker talks of how he looked forward to this as a child (the ‘Iftar’ or breaking-the-fast evening celebration is a time of joyous togetherness and seems like a ‘month of parties’). However, as an entrepreneur in middle age, he found it bothersome – lower productivity, workers heading home at 3 in order to be ready for Iftar, and a constant sense of tiredness.”