Hindus Offer Condolences on Nelson Mandela Death

Washington D.C., December 6, 2013 (Washington Bangla Radio): Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that they were saddened by the passing of Mandela, 95. Hindus have offered heartfelt condolences on the death of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela on December five in Johannesburg.

Zed, who is President of Universal Society of Hinduism, stated that with the death of Mandela, we had lost someone unique and brave, whose vision of humanity embraced all peoples and who set a milestone for the world with his efforts in pluralism, common ground, equality, color-blindness and coexistence.

Mandela, who symbolized the victory of the human spirit, made huge contributions towards creation of just society and pursuance of social justice, Rajan Zed added.

Leaders of various religions will gather in Nevada (USA) in the next few days in memory of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, who died on December five in Johannesburg.

According to distinguished religious statesman Rajan Zed, this multi-faith service will include prayers and reflections by Christian, Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist, Jewish, Baha’i, etc., leaders.

Rajan Zed, who is President of Universal Society of Hinduism, stated that Mandela, 95, set a milestone for the world with his efforts in pluralism, common ground, equality, color-blindness and coexistence.