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Muslim youths distribute water bottles in Ram Navami procession in West Bengal’s Siliguri

11/04/2022 at 10:10 AM

Kolkata, April 11: Setting up an example that fostered communal harmony, a group of Muslim youths in Siliguri, West Bengal distributed water bottles and hugged participants of the Ram Navami procession on Sunday.

The Muslim youths, wearing their traditional attire with skull caps, extended Ram Navami greetings to the people taking part in the procession.

The people who were part of the procession also welcomed the distribution of bottles and thanked the Muslim youths for the gesture.

One of the Muslim youths who volunteered for the distribution of water bottles said “We took the decision to distribute the bottles to foster affection among the people of different communities. We distributed more than 4,000 water bottles in the procession.”

He stated that they decided to distribute water bottles since the people taking part in the procession were coming from long distances.

“Religious differences do not matter and we want to live together in harmony. India’s progress will be ensured by promoting unity among people of all the religions,” said another Muslim youth.

Also, a participant of the Ram Navami procession thanked the Muslim youths for their gesture and said “It is a nice gesture that they came forward to greet us on the occasion and also offered us the water bottles. We thank them for the gesture.”

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