Muslim leader donates Rs 5,51,000 for Hindu temple


RAUTAHAT, MAR 25: Former Minister and leader of Nepali Congress (NC) Mohamad Aftab Alam has pledged Rs 5,51,000 for the construction of a temple and a religious guest house at Shivanagar of Garuda Municipality in Rautahat.

Alam, a Muslim, attended the Shreemad Bhagawat Saptaha Gyan Mahaygya, a Hindu religious function, organised at the Municipality and announced the donation.

Speaking at the programme, former minister Alam said it is every citizens’ duty and responsibility to preserve the religious and cultural faiths of all religions and community.

Similarly, NC Rautahat District President Krishna Prasad Yadav gave words to contribute Rs 5,00,000 for the construction of temple.