NEW DELHI — Prominent political figures praised the impact made by the Baha’i House of Worship on Indian society,
as the building’s 25th anniversary year got underway in New Delhi. Read full article here.
“When I am in this beautiful Baha’i temple environment,” the former President of India Dr. A.P.J. Kalam told the gathering, “I see everywhere around me harmony in thinking, harmony in action and harmony in every way of life.”
Describing the House of Worship as “a temple of peace, a temple of happiness and a temple of spirituality,” Dr. Kalam extended his best wishes to
the Baha’i community in its efforts to eradicate prejudice, disharmony and conflicts in society.
India’s current President, Shrimati Pratibha Devisingh Patil sent her “warm greetings and felicitations,” in a special message to the celebration, held on 20 March.
A traditional Indian-themed dance performance, titled Rainbow, led by renowned dancer and choreographer Swagatha Pillai, was also part of the evening’s programme.