Communal harmony on display: Hindu and Muslims celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi, Muharram under one roof

Published on Sep 10, 2019 09:39 AM IST
Both Hindus and Muslims gather at the same place, where arrangements have been made for Ganesh Chaturthi and Muharram.
According to the locals, people in the village celebrate all the festivals together, be it Holi, Diwali or Eid. Image used for representational purpose only.(Photo: PTI)
According to the locals, people in the village celebrate all the festivals together, be it Holi, Diwali or Eid. Image used for representational purpose only.(Photo: PTI)
Hubli, Karnataka | ByAsian News International

In yet another example of communal harmony, people of a village in Hubli district celebrated Ganesh Chaturthi and observed Muharram under the same pandal.

“We want to send the message of communal harmony, which is very important at this point in time,” a local, Mohammed Sham told ANI.

Both Hindus and Muslims gather at the same place, where arrangements have been made for Ganesh Chaturthi and Muharram.

The two communities offer prayers under the same roof.

“There are around 4,000 people in this village and we all live in harmony. Here, the communities work together as one,” another local who came to the pandal to offer prayers said.

According to the locals, people in the village celebrate all the festivals together, be it Holi, Diwali or Eid.

“We live like brothers and sisters in the village and celebrate all the festivals together,” said Reshma, another local.

(This story has been published from a wire agency feed without modifications to the text. Only the headline has been changed.)

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