Udupi: Goodwill Gesture - Shiroor Math Swamiji Visits New Jamia Masjid
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Daijiworld Media Network – Udupi (VM)
Udupi, Aug 9: In a goodwill gesture aimed at promoting peace and harmony, Sri Laxmivarateertha Swamiji of Shiroor Math on Wednesday August 8 visited the newly-built Jamia Masjid, which is set to be inaugurated on Friday August 10.
Speaking on the occasion, Swamiji stressed on the importance of fostering mutual understanding and cooperation among different communities and promoting peace and harmony in the society.
He admired the architecture of the mosque, modelled after the Moghul style, and said that it was a praiseworthy effort. He also examined the work going on at the mosque in the run-up to the inauguration.
Budan Basha, president of the mosque committee handed over a Kannada version of the Quran to Swamiji on the occasion.
Haji Qamaruddin, secretary, V S Umar, treasurer, Karamath Ali, Mohammad Maula, Kallianpur Ghaffoor, Ibrahim Kaup among others were present.