The 800-year-old Dhakeshwari temple is like no other Hindu temple in the world. It is a must-visit for not only the country’s estimated 14 lakh Hindus, but also for the vast majority of Muslims here. Durga Puja, for us, is an occasion to do some social service and strengthen bonds between members of other communities,” says Bashudeb Dhar
“All festivals are the same be it Eid or Dussehra. We all must celebrate them”
“I keep fast during the puja because I have faith in Devi. Though I am a Muslim, I strongly believe God is one”
Only four Hindu families live in Saguuniya, a Muslim-dominated village but celebrate Durga Puja thanks to the support of Muslims.
Two friends, one Muslim, one Hindu, discuss celebrating Eid and Navratri together on their college campus
Bihari flood victims supported each other celebrating Eid and Durga Puja at relief camps. Muslims helped Hindus offer prayersand Hindus helped Muslims prepare for Eid