Muslim man digs reservoir for Chhath Puja at his house in Bhagalpur


The Chhath Maha Parv of public religion and Lord Bhaskar concluded with the rising solar on Saturday morning. The pageant additionally gave us a steller instance of non secular concord in Bihar.

In Bhagalpur, a Muslim household constructed a small water pool for Chhath within the courtyard of their home, the place greater than 50 devotees paid their arghya (water tribute) to Lord Bhaskar.

Within the corona period, organisers of the pageant needed to face quite a lot of difficulties. The federal government appealed to the individuals to have a good time Chhath Parv at house as a substitute of going to ghats. After this enchantment, attributable to scarcity of reservoirs and lack of water our bodies in lots of areas, many devotees had issue finishing up the customary water tribute to the rising solar to interrupt their quick.

Realising these difficulties, a Muslim youth from Bhagalpur dug a small pond (jalkund) in his courtyard itself.

Muzaffar Ahmad set an instance of mutual concord in society by establishing a water pool within the courtyard of his home for the advantage of devotees in his neighbourhood.

Ahmad advised IANS, “Chhath is a pageant of social concord, so I constructed the water pool. My pondering was to not disturb these protecting a quick even within the pandemic. I’m completely happy that my arduous work was of some use to the religious protecting a quick in the course of the pageant.”

The ladies who arrived at Ahmad`s home stated that there was a ban on coverging on the ghats this time as per the rules of Covid-19. Presently, their Muslim brother has come to their assist.

Sadhana Devi says that there was no reservoir within the congested neighbourhood. Many homes don`t actually have a correct roof. “We additionally had issue in going to Ganga ghat attributable to Corona. We’re grateful fot Ahmad Saheb to unravel these points.”

Throughout the Chhath pageant, the boundaries of caste and faith fade into the background. “The individuals of each faith have equal religion within the Chhath pageant. In Bihar and Jharkhand, many Muslim households have been collaborating in Chhath festivals for years collectively. Deeds like these ship out an incredible message of social concord and unity,” says Ahmad.