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Every religion preaches message of peace: Ranga

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State Minister for Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives Mashiur Rahman Ranga said every religion teaches and preaches the message of peace.
"People of all faiths should maintain communal harmony and work together to build a developed Bangladesh free from militancy," Ranga said at a discussion arranged in celebrations of the `Janmashtami', birthday of Lord Sri Krishna, at Town Hall auditorium in Rangpur on Monday as the chief guest.  President of district unit of Bangladesh Puja Udjapan Parishad (BPUP) and Trustee of Hindu Kalyan Trust Advocate Rothish Chandra Bhowmick presided over the discussion.  Deputy Commissioner Muhammad Wahiduzzaman, Police Super Mizanur Rahman, President of city Awami League Shafiur Rahman Shafi, central committee leader of BPUP Banamali Paul, among others, addressed.
The district unit of BPUP with assistance of district administration and Ministry of Culture and Religious Affairs chalked out programmes to celebrate the auspicious occasion amid due religious solemnity and festivity.
Taking part in the discussion, the speakers said the great religious leaders and personalities on earth have preached and taught the message of tolerance and serving the humanity to understand kindness and fell mercy of the Creator of the universe.
Advocate Rothish Chandra Bhowmick said the ideals of Lord Krishna would continue to inspire his disciples for ever to be more dedicated for the cause of the nation, country, its people and humanity to establish truth, peace, love and brotherhood.
After the discussion, a colourful 'Mangal Shovajatra', led by Chairman of Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Ministry Tipu Munshi, MP, and Deputy Inspector General for Rangpur Range Khondker Golam Faruk, was brought out in the city streets. 

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