Muslims Offer Fruit Juice to Hindu Devotees
Mangaluru: Recently, Muslim brethren in Ullal, Karnataka, showed an exemplary gesture that herald the message of communal harmony. While members of the Hindu community were celebrating the annual festival at Sri Ullalthi Dharma Arasara Temple, Uliya in Ullal, Muslims in the region welcomed devotees by offering fruit juice. Muslim brethren not only offered soft drinks to Hindu devotees, but also extended festival wishes. In fact, the occasion was Prathishte – Brahmakalashotsava and Dharma Nadavali Mahotsava of Sri Ullalthi Dharma Arasara Temple, which is one of the prominent Hindu shrines in the region.
The initiatives to offer fruit juice and welcome Hindu devotees to the festival was taken by the management committee of Sayyid Madani Ullal Darga, which is one of the famous Muslim shrines of South India. Minister for food, civil supplies and consumer affairs U T Khader too was behind the initiative.
(Extracted from http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com)