N3 Payakumbuh - Culture gotong royong by mean cleaning public cemetery, before ramadhan month, is a routine activity of Payakumbuh society every year, mainly citizen of Bulakan Balai Kandi village, West Payakumbuh district.
"Cleaning the public cemetery in the village of Bulakan Balai Kandi, there are at some spots, such as in RT 02/02 and RT 03/01. After the gotong royong was held before the fasting month, again eating bajamba in Ash. Shoidiyah mosque, "said the chairman of KPJ (Unity Organizer) Aziz, on the sidelines of his busy cleaning ‘pandam’ burial located beside the mosque.
Then, continued Aziz KPJ Bulakan Balai Kandi is still exist every year. After gotong royong, cleaning the public cemetery and bushes in the comrade, the Muslims and muslimat perform shalawat in the mosque for the spirits of citizens who had died earlier.
Regarding the KPJ, for the village community of Bulakan Balai Kandi is obliged to pay KPJ as much as Rp150.000/year and for those who do not make payment, will pay a fine 10 times from the corporation. "KPJ is paid from the first time to register as a member," said Aziz.
Meanwhile, Wulan Denura, a local resident of Bulakan Balai Kandi as well as parliament member from West Payakumbuh subdistrict, stated that the mutual cooperation activity prior to this fasting month is a culture of Koto nan Ampek people who must be maintained.
Seeing the more crowded people in rush to carry out mutual cooperation, it is believed this culture continues to be entrenched. The proof, which goes to the field not only the fathers and mothers, realtives and the children take part, by swinging hoe, sickle the whole yard to clean.
"In the atmosphere of gotong-royong, also many citizens convey their aspirations that can be accommodated. Speaking of aspirations, of course, I will follow and follow up. As long as being a member of DPRD, within 2 years, alhamdulillah development in Bulakan Balai Kandi urban village has increased and is continuously improved, "said Wulan (Rahmat Sitepu)
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