The donation of a Muslim family’s land for an Indian Hindu temple is a form of tolerance
REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA — A Muslim family has donated more than $320,000 worth of land for development Hindu temple According to local media reports, the largest in the world in the Indian state of Bihar.
According to the head of the guardianship of the temple construction Hindu In this case, the donation is a sign of improving harmonious relations between Hindu-Muslims in India.
A Muslim businessman named Ishtiyaq Ahmad Khan has donated land for the construction of the Virat Ramayan Mandir Temple. Ishtiyaq Ahmad Khan is a local businessman working in the eastern city of Guwahati.
The head of the Mahavir Mandir Trust construction company, Acharya Kishore Kunal, who oversaw the construction of the temple, made the announcement India Today, this khan’s donation is a fine example of Hindu-Muslim harmony.
He admitted that building this temple would be difficult without the help of Muslims.
The Virat Ramayan Mandir is said to be taller than the Angkor Wat temple in Cambodia at 215 feet.
If this temple is realized, it will be the largest Hindu temple in the world. The company that will build the temple has acquired 125 hectares for the temple so far and plans to add another 25 hectares. Total construction costs are now estimated at $65 million.
The khan’s donations are believed to have offered a glimmer of hope for harmony and peaceful coexistence between India’s increasingly polarized Hindu and Muslim communities.
Islamophobia, harassment and discrimination against the country’s Muslim minority have risen sharply.
Cases of racism and discrimination against Muslims have continued to explode in recent years, particularly since the party BJP Hindu nationalist who won Prime Minister Narendra modes took power in 2014.
Recent racism against Muslim girls in the southern state of Karnataka, who have been banned from wearing their headscarves in schools and colleges.
On the other hand, a stubborn Hindu was recently re-elected to lead India’s largest state. And he was accused of extrajudicial killings of Muslims and lower castes of the Hindu community.
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