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Maharashtra: Hindu man offers terrace to Muslims for namaz in Amravati

Rejecting all communal hate spread by the right-wing elements, a Hindu man from Melghat region offers his home to a Tablighi Jamaat group without hesitation

Sabrangindia 26 Mar 2022

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Image Courtesy:Twitter.com

A heartening display of communal harmony in Maharashtra’s Amravati district is circulating on social media. Amidst attempts by right-wing groups to increase the communal divide  in the wake of the release of the movie The Kashmir Files, a Hindu man in Melghat’s Semadoha offered his terrace to a group of Tablighi Jamat members for namaz, reported TV9 Marathi. This display of camaraderie around March 23, 2022, garnered much praise on social media.

According to the news report, more than a thousand Tablighi Jamat community members had gathered in Melghat’s Darool Ulum to have a day-long “mashwara” (consultation). Since the event was organised in the month of Ramzan, the group needed to observe namaz before leaving for their return journey. However, the Dharni-Paratwada route is surrounded by a dense jungle, making it difficult for people to offer prayers mid-journey.

Fortunately, Semadoha resident Pradeep Semalkar willingly offered his house terrace for namaz prayers when some Muslims approached him. According to TV9, Semalkar readily agreed to the request without a moment’s thought. The area is only a few kilometres away from Paratwada city wherein there was a communal conflict after a screen of the Vivek Agnihotri-directed movie.

However, far from being hostile, Semalkar even clicked a selfie with the group during namaz. The photo is being widely circulated in local groups in Marathi. Netizens showered praise on these two groups for disregarding the growing communal rift propagated by right-wing elements.

 

 

Even on March 26, locals continue to share the picture on social media. However, barring TV9 and Google Free News, no media channel has picked up this story.

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Maharashtra: Hindu man offers terrace to Muslims for namaz in Amravati

Rejecting all communal hate spread by the right-wing elements, a Hindu man from Melghat region offers his home to a Tablighi Jamaat group without hesitation

namaz
Image Courtesy:Twitter.com

A heartening display of communal harmony in Maharashtra’s Amravati district is circulating on social media. Amidst attempts by right-wing groups to increase the communal divide  in the wake of the release of the movie The Kashmir Files, a Hindu man in Melghat’s Semadoha offered his terrace to a group of Tablighi Jamat members for namaz, reported TV9 Marathi. This display of camaraderie around March 23, 2022, garnered much praise on social media.

According to the news report, more than a thousand Tablighi Jamat community members had gathered in Melghat’s Darool Ulum to have a day-long “mashwara” (consultation). Since the event was organised in the month of Ramzan, the group needed to observe namaz before leaving for their return journey. However, the Dharni-Paratwada route is surrounded by a dense jungle, making it difficult for people to offer prayers mid-journey.

Fortunately, Semadoha resident Pradeep Semalkar willingly offered his house terrace for namaz prayers when some Muslims approached him. According to TV9, Semalkar readily agreed to the request without a moment’s thought. The area is only a few kilometres away from Paratwada city wherein there was a communal conflict after a screen of the Vivek Agnihotri-directed movie.

However, far from being hostile, Semalkar even clicked a selfie with the group during namaz. The photo is being widely circulated in local groups in Marathi. Netizens showered praise on these two groups for disregarding the growing communal rift propagated by right-wing elements.

 

 

Even on March 26, locals continue to share the picture on social media. However, barring TV9 and Google Free News, no media channel has picked up this story.

Related:

Delhi Police bust hotel's claim of "order" to not accept IDs from J&K
Kashmiri Pandit organisation files curative petition in SC
Jharkhand: Youths attack Class 9 student for not chanting Jai Shri Ram!
Silence is not an option: Journalists to India’s Constitutional institutions

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