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”
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“My wife was close to delivering the baby and all we could see was a Ganpati mandir. As soon as we got down outside the temple, some women rushed to help us. “
PESHAWAR: Muslims, Christians and Sikhs joined Hindus in a rare Diwali celebrations in Peshawar, the capital of Pakistan’s Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province. The event was organised by All Pakistan Hindu Rights Movement Chairman Haroon Sarab Diyal at the premises of ancient Gor Khattree monument here on Saturday night. Diyal said the “objective of holding this unique gathering was…
Nazim approached temple administrators and told them: “You Hindus will soon have your new temple. But we Muslims have no place to worship…would you give us a small area of your land?”
“Just as Hindu people and their leaders participated in our Eid celebration, we are also celebrating the Hindu festival called Dashain.”
“Dadi always says that no religion talks ill of other religion. Unless we start respecting each other (Hindu and Muslims), outsiders will draw advantage. It’s high time that we get united.”