Kokrajhar : Pondering over the present scenario, people nowadays have become more communal with anger being the only route for their quick reply to any religious disharmony. A Kali temple in Kokrajhar is attracting attention of people from far and wide for good cause.
Speaking on religious harmony a Kali temple which is expected to be 1000 years old, in Kokrajhar’s Boruapara village, the temple is for all good reasons as it is spreading the message of communal harmony, peace and universal brotherhood in Assam.
The temple has become the embodiment of Hindu-Muslim unity as the Muslims in the village have continued to take care of the temple. The villagers too believe that the temple attracts devotees from all kinds of religious faiths irrespective of caste, creed, or religion.
The temple has become the symbol of bridging differences between various communities even during ethnic and communal clashes.
On July 4th, the villagers gathered to celebrate ‘unity’ at the temple’s premises. Social worker Arup Kumar Doley laid the foundation stone for the beautification of the temple.
“It feels amazing how people from all walks of life visit the temple and offer prayers. The temple doors are open at all. So keeping in view the sentiments of the people, I thought to do something for the preservation of the temple,” said Doley.