The suburb of Shahpur in Belagavi city which is termed to be sensitive showed the people the day of communal harmony.
Shahapur police succeeded uniting people of all communities as devotees under one mantap to perform special pooja of elephant-headed god `Gajanana’, at Shahapur in Belagavi on Tuesday. And those were the senior leaders of the Muslim community who performed the aarti of Lord Ganesha, which stole the show on the occasion.
Leading the front was Shahapur Police Inspector Javed Mushapuri and for the first time in the history of Shahapur, senior leaders of Muslim, Christian, Sikh and other communities united for performing special pooja of Ganpati.
All the people supported this infinitive and all as one family gathered for the aarti.
Mohammad Rasulke, Rafiq Dhaewadkar, Nasir Makandar, Diwansab Desai and others performed aarti at Ramlingwadi near Goaves Circle of Shahapur. Senior police officials including Deputy Commissioner of Police Seema Latkar attended the pooja.