Apr 21 2003
Outlookindia.com, ALIGARH, INDIA 3/21/03: An all-religion meeting was organized here today to pray for peace and safety of the innocent citizens of Iraq under attack by U.S. forces.
Local religious leaders belonging to Hindu, Muslim, Christian and Sikh communities offered special prayers at the clock tower grounds for the people of the world in the wake of the attack and the looming threat of weapons of mass destruction.
Special prayers were also offered for the success of the Indian cricket team in the ongoing World Cup.
Convenor of the special prayer meet[ing] Mohammad Farooque said the purpose...was to highlight the fact that genuine peace could prevail only if all the great religions of the world joined hands to save humanity.