Hindu, Muslim and Sikh residents of a colony came together and stood guard against frenzied mobs which ran riot in nearby areas vandalising homes, shops and torching cars.
“the Hindus who stayed back survived because of their Muslim neighbours. When a Hindu died, Muslims made all efforts to arrange his funeral”
Having lost her father a couple of years ago the family lacked resources to conduct the wedding, seeking help from the mosque committee.
“There is no such thing as a self-made anything. Everybody depended on somebody else to get here, and stay here”
KOLKATA: As the country celebrated the festival of Diwali and Kali Puja, a mosque in West Bengal’s Birbhum district was busy celebrating communal harmony as they inaugurated a Hindu temple in the vicinity. The temple, dedicated to the Hindu goddess Kali, was inaugurated on Sunday evening amid Kali Puja revelry in Basapara, located in the…
“Villagers have helped the family and we will keep doing this. They are like our own children and we will not let them suffer in any way”
This Eid we ask: is Qurbani necessary for one to be a devout Muslim?
“I am a Muslim by birth and have been working in the temple from last three years. I feel good and it gives peace of mind.”
Mandir-Masjid in Harmony