Religion does not teach animosity: Kejriwal

Religion does not teach animosity: Kejriwal
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New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday reminded people on the occasion of Independence Day that no religion teaches animosity.

As he and his deputy greeted the people on the occasion, Manish Sisodia told them to aspire for freedom from the shackles of caste, religion and narrow outlook.

Sharing a couplet from Urdu poet Muhammad Iqbal’s patriotic song “Sare Jahan Se Accha”, Kejriwal wished that there be all around development in the country and peace should prevail.

“Religion does not teach us animosity… We are of Hind, our homeland is Hindustan,” he tweeted.

Sisodia said only political freedom does not make a country free.

“Let’s remind ourselves on the occasion that a free country is not made up of only political freedom. Freedom from the struggles over caste and religion, and narrow outlook towards women ensures that a country is truly free,” he said.

IANS