West Bengal: Hindu Brahmin donates land to build Muslim cemetery in East Burdwan village

First Published 10, Sep 2020, 5:40 PM

Retired government worker donated land to build a Muslim cemetery in West Bengal’s East Burdwan village. The man belongs to a Hindu Brahmin family. Not just the cemetery but also the local platform for prayers has been built on the land donated by Kalikrishna Mukherjee.

<p>A retired government worker donated land to build a Muslim cemetery in the village. The man belongs to a Hindu Brahmin family. This mesmerizing incident was reported in East Burdwan.</p>

A retired government worker donated land to build a Muslim cemetery in the village. The man belongs to a Hindu Brahmin family. This mesmerizing incident was reported in East Burdwan.

<p>There is no difference in humans. If a Hindu dies, his body is cremated whereas if a Muslim dies, his body is buried. There can be distinction in rules of different religions but in the end, everyone is a human being. Retired government employee Kalikrishna Mukherjee has realized this essence.</p>

There is no difference in humans. If a Hindu dies, his body is cremated whereas if a Muslim dies, his body is buried. There can be distinction in rules of different religions but in the end, everyone is a human being. Retired government employee Kalikrishna Mukherjee has realized this essence.

<p>Kalikrishna is a resident of Talit village in East Burdwan. The population of the Muslim community in that village is not small. People of the two communities have always been coexisting peacefully. There has never been any unrest or unpleasant incident.</p>

Kalikrishna is a resident of Talit village in East Burdwan. The population of the Muslim community in that village is not small. People of the two communities have always been coexisting peacefully. There has never been any unrest or unpleasant incident.

<p>There was no place to bury the dead body in the Muslim-inhabited Purba Para and Dakshin Para areas of Talit village. If someone died, the body had to be taken far away.<br />
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There was no place to bury the dead body in the Muslim-inhabited Purba Para and Dakshin Para areas of Talit village. If someone died, the body had to be taken far away.
 

<p>Kalikrishna Mukherjee lives in Danga para. He has a lot of ancestral lands scattered in the village. The old man donated 1 acre of land from that land to build a Muslim cemetery.</p>

Kalikrishna Mukherjee lives in Danga para. He has a lot of ancestral lands scattered in the village. The old man donated 1 acre of land from that land to build a Muslim cemetery.

<p>Not only the cemetery but also the local platform for prayers has been built on the land donated by Kalikrishna Mukherjee. Grandchildren are also happy with their grandfather's decision. Kalikrishna Mukherjee of Talit village set an example of harmony when religious intolerance was on the rise across the country.<br />
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Not only the cemetery but also the local platform for prayers has been built on the land donated by Kalikrishna Mukherjee. Grandchildren are also happy with their grandfather's decision. Kalikrishna Mukherjee of Talit village set an example of harmony when religious intolerance was on the rise across the country.
 

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