Christian priests, nuns attend RSS Ganeshotsava celebrations at Sanganiketan

Mangaluru, Sep 6: After Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Mangaluru unit extended invitation for Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations organized by Ganeshotsava Samithi of Sanganiketan, priests from Infant Jesus Shrine Bikarnakatta and nuns from Santacruz Convent Kulshekar attended Ganeshotsava and exchanged the greetings here on Tuesday September 6.

Infant Jesus Shrine Bikarnakatta director Fr Elias D’ Souza, deputy director Fr Prakash D’ Cunha and Santacruz Convent nuns Sr Nimpla, Sr Gladys, Sr Florita and Sr Denistia were among the Christian delegation that attended the celebrations.

Speaking on this occasion V Nagaraj, Kshetriya Sanghachalak of RSS, said “We really feel happy after the Christian priests and nuns are taking part in precious occasion of Ganeshotsava at Sanganiketan. For the growth of country, there should be a communal harmony in society. Our method of worshiping may be different. As per the Hindu thought, any form of worshiping will reach God. Our motto is to unite the entire society and work for the nation. We are happy that Christian brothers and sisters visited the Ganeshotsava celebrations and wished us well.”

Deputy Director of Infant Jesus Shrine Fr Prakash D’Cunha speaking on this occasion said “Three days ago RSS representatives came to us and invited for this occasion. As the symbol of harmony, we visited here today. The message that we want to give is that, we all want to live united. We want harmony and peace. We thank them for inviting us for this occasion. Let us respect and love each other.”

Guruprasad RSS Saha-Pranth-Pracharak, Sunil Acharya Mangaluru Mahanagara Saha Sanghachalak Prakash PS, RSS Pranthya Samparka Pramukh Chandra Babu, RSS Vibagh Pracharak Capt Brijesh Chowta, BJP leader Franklyn Monteiro and others were present.