Cleaning Ganga as important as worship of river, says President Mukherjee

Howrah, Dec. 13 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee unveiled a statue of Lord Shiva at a river-side temple at Howrah, West Bengal today.

Speaking on the occasion, the President said, “the central message of all religions is one and the same, namely love, compassion and humanity. It is this message, which enables society to move forward in harmony.”

He complimented the managing trust for having created a beautiful temple and statue of Shiva on the banks of River Ganga.

He called upon the temple trust and authorities to take steps to clean the river and prevent its pollution.

The President said cleaning of Ganga is as important as worship of the river. (ANI)

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