Udupi, Jan 21: In a laudable gesture of communal harmony, Muslims served beverages during a Hindu religious programme held near Kaup here on Wednesday January 20.

The occasion was the foundation stone laying ceremony for the renovation of Mallar Brahmabaidarkala Garadi, near Kaup. Minister Vinay Kumar Sorake laid the foundation stone.

Brahmabaidarkala Garadi is one of the 66 garadis of Tulunadu heroes Koti and Chennaya. The devotees of the town, neighbourhood and Dharmasthala and Muslims in the vicinity extended monetary help to the event.

Devotees from Laxmi Janardhan temple arrived on January 20 in a rally accompanied by sounds of trumpets and chants from scriptures with loads of donations in the form of images carved on wood, cash, fruits and vegetables to Mallar Brahmabaidarkala garadi.

Muslim community members under the leadership of Mallar Tanzeem Friends and Sayyad Shahid Mallar served beverages to the Hindu community members who participated in the religious procession.

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