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140 persons embrace Buddhism in Ahmedabad

The function was organised by Gujarat Buddhist Academy and people from districts like Ahmedabad, Panchmahals, Banaskantha, Vadodara etc. attended the same.

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Gujarat Buddhist Academy
Image Courtesy: indianexpress.com

As many as 140 people from various districts on October 5 (Dussehra Day) embraced Buddhism at a function in Majur Gam area near Kankaria lake in Ahmedabad city. The event was held on the occasion of Dussehra festival which Buddhists celebrate as Ashoka Vijayadashmi.

The function was organised by Gujarat Buddhist Academy and people from districts like Ahmedabad, Panchmahals, Banaskantha, Vadodara etc. attended the same.

Prashant Mehta from Gujarat Buddhist Academy said that the function went off peacefully and that out of the total 140 people who embraced Buddhism, three were Brahmins and rest belonged to Scheduled Caste communities.

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140 persons embrace Buddhism in Ahmedabad

The function was organised by Gujarat Buddhist Academy and people from districts like Ahmedabad, Panchmahals, Banaskantha, Vadodara etc. attended the same.

Gujarat Buddhist Academy
Image Courtesy: indianexpress.com

As many as 140 people from various districts on October 5 (Dussehra Day) embraced Buddhism at a function in Majur Gam area near Kankaria lake in Ahmedabad city. The event was held on the occasion of Dussehra festival which Buddhists celebrate as Ashoka Vijayadashmi.

The function was organised by Gujarat Buddhist Academy and people from districts like Ahmedabad, Panchmahals, Banaskantha, Vadodara etc. attended the same.

Prashant Mehta from Gujarat Buddhist Academy said that the function went off peacefully and that out of the total 140 people who embraced Buddhism, three were Brahmins and rest belonged to Scheduled Caste communities.

Related:

VHP meet stresses blanket ban on conversion 

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