Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Changing faces of the Historic Town I have Lived in... Chandannagar

Some changing faces of my beloved town of Chandannagar clicked on, 9th April, 2017. Ram Navami procession comprising of armed men, children and even women erupted in the streets dancing and dangling weapons violently while Sound Boxes with DJ impacts and chants "Jai Shri Ram" intoxicated the air.  Hinduism definitely doesn't portray a militant Religion rather it depicts Universal Love and acceptance. It depicts tolerance. Hinduism never proclaims to be the only path to be followed and is widely regarded for the same. In the land of Sri Ramakrishna, Swami Vivekananda and Sri Chaitanya, these sights were not very pleasant. Lord Rama did take up arms to fight and establish Dharma against Ravana however there are a lot many other facades to his personality. Sadly even today, Religion is so Politically motivated...

















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