December 11, 2016 7:38:18 pm
Goa Governor Mridula Sinha said on Sunday that the teachings of Prophet Muhammad have the greatest relevance and eternal value to the present times, when misguided elements are trying to create distrust among the people. “The teachings of Prophet Muhammad have the greatest relevance and eternal value to the present times, when misguided elements and reactionary forces are trying to create confusion, distrust and misunderstanding among the people,”
She said in her message to the Goans on the eve of Eid E Milad. Governor Mridula Sinha said the unity of God and brotherhood among human beings are the two basic tenets of Islam. “In our country, where all the living faiths of the world are represented, they have their pride of place. People of India, belonging to different faiths, have learnt to live in tolerance, mutual understanding and mutual respect for one another,” Sinha said.
“Today, the efforts of the nation are directed towards national unity and integration, and we must strengthen these efforts by choosing the basic values taught by all religions as an essential force to promote goodwill and understanding,” she added.
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