Punjab CM Calls for Communal Harmony at Temple Inauguration


Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Mann on Tuesday called upon people to work wholeheartedly to cement the ties of communal harmony, brotherhood and peace in the state. Addressing the gathering after inaugurating Sri Radha Gopinath Mandir here today, the Chief Minister said that it is a historic occasion as this newly constructed temple is being dedicated to the people for inspiring them to work hard for the service of humanity. He said that this is the need of the hour that every individual must rededicate themselves for the welfare of people. Bhagwant Singh Mann said that all the people have gathered here for a noble cause aimed at the well-being of the people. The Chief Minister said that the social bonding in the state is so strong that any seed could grow on the fertile land of Punjab but the seed of hatred will not germinate here at any cost. He said that Punjab is a sacred land of great Gurus, saints and seers who have shown us the path of mutual love and tolerance. Bhagwant Singh Mann said that Punjabis have always opposed tyranny, injustice and oppression by cementing the bond of love and harmony.

Lauding the Concerted efforts of ISKON society in disseminating spiritual knowledge to society, the Chief Minister said that it helps in imbibing spiritual techniques in order to check the imbalance of values and life to achieve real unity, peace and harmony. He said that India, especially Punjab, is a land of fairs and festivals which symbolizes the ethos of ‘Unity in Diversity’ besides showcasing its rich cultural legacy and glorious heritage of the state.