Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday praised Muslim organisation Jamiat-Ulema-e-Hind in 35th Mann Ki Baat, saying its volunteers had recently cleaned 22 temples and two mosques affected by floods in Gujarat, setting a “fine” and “inspiring” example of unity.
“Gujarat saw devastating floods recently. Many people lost their lives. When the waters receded, there was so much filth everywhere
“That is when, in Dhanera in the Banaskantha district of Gujarat, volunteers of Jamiat-Ulema-e-Hind cleaned 22 affected temples and two mosques in a phased manner,” Modi said in his monthly radio programme ‘Mann Ki Baat’
He said the Jamiat volunteers came together and toiled collectively
“The volunteers of Jamiat-Ulema-e-Hind set a fine, inspiring example of unity for cleanliness. If this committed effort towards cleanliness become inherent to us, our country will certainly take our nation to greater heights,” the prime minister underlined
“In this series of festivals, Eid-ul-Zuha will be celebrated in a few days from now. Heartiest felicitations and best wishes to all countrymen on the occasion of Eid-ul-Zuha,” the Prime Minister said.