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HM Rajnath Singh said, ‘we do not have an allergy with any religion’; see video

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 16 January 2019, 10:35 IST

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh raised his concern over mass conversions in the country on Tuesday at a function organised by a Christian body.

He had cited a slogan in Sanskrit and said that ‘we don’t have an allergy with any religion’.

Singh also told that he supports the freedom to follow any religion during the interaction event at the ‘Festival of Peace’ organised by the ‘Rashtreeya Isai Mahasangh’ in New Delhi today. ‘India is the land of peace where all the religious communities have been living together in peace and harmony for centuries,’ said HM.

 

'If someone accepts a religion on their own there shouldn't be objections but mass conversion is a matter of concern for any country. If you’re Hindu be Hindu,Muslim be Muslim,Christian be Christian.Why do you want to convert the whole world?,' Rajnath Singh said.

 

He also said that as far as the government is concerned there will not be discrimination with anybody or with any religion.

Rajnath Singh addressed the programme was titled "Festival of Peace".

Singh said there are attempts to create a sense of fear among people.

"BJP aa gayi. Ab gadbad hoga, ye hoga wo hoga (BJP has come. Now this or that will happen). We do not want to run the country by instilling a sense of fear. We want to run this country with a sense of confidence (among people). Nobody should have a sense of alienation. This will be our efforts," he said, adding that "all are welcome in the country".

-With PTI Inputs

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First published: 16 January 2019, 9:35 IST
 
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