BHOPAL: Shankaracharya, Jayendra Saraswati, said that Hindus and Muslims in India have always been like Lord Rama and Laxman and the distance that came up between the communities in the last couple of decades must be bridged back again.
Imam Organisation office-bearers said that all issues can be sorted out if religious leaders and community members come together for discussion rather than letting politicians take charge. Sanskrit mantras were chanted along with echos of Allah-O-Akbar in the same function.
The speakers urged the gathering to revive the ganga-jumni culture and celebrate each others’ festivals. The era when Hindus made tazias and Muslims helped in making the Dol, should be recreated.
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