Interaction for social harmony

Hetauda, May 16

Participants representing various religious organisations said that no religion advocates discrimination among people based on caste or religion at an interaction held in Manahari, Makawanpur today.

The function was organised at Manakamana Temple in Manahari as a part of a 100-day campaign to declare Manahari a ‘discrimination-free area’ today. A large number of religious leaders and disciples from various religions were present at the function.

All the participants expressed solidarity and commitment to contribute to establish the area as an egalitarian community sans any kind of discrimination. Bishnu Ram Kalakheti, vice-president of Manakamana Sanatan Dharma Sewa Samiti Manahari, said that every religion treats all people equally.

Gautam Lama, chairperson of Sang Chhoiphel Gumba, said that discrimination among people based on religion and caste hinders the development and prosperity of a country.

A pastor Jeet Bahadur Sunar admitted that everyone is equal in all religions.

Bramhakumari Rajyog Sewa Samiti Manahari activist Ram Chandra Upreti, and Manahari Mosque Chairperson Haji Ramjan Ali also said that nobody should be discriminated on the basis of their caste and religion.

“It is a sin to discriminate on the basis of religion and caste” Ali said.