Canada temple groups mark Hindu Heritage Month
Bharat Mata Mandir in the city of Brampton in collaboration with Hindu Forum Canada celebrated Hindu Heritage Month.
Several federal and provincial parliamentarians, the mayor city of Brampton, and city councillors participated in the event. The politicians stressed the importance of Hindu Heritage Month.
Liberal MP Chandra Arya urged the Hindu diaspora to fight against rising Hinduphobia.
Arya marked Canada's first Hindu Heritage Month beginning in November to acknowledge and celebrate contributions made by Hindus to make the country strong and prosperous.
Conservative MPs Scot Aitchison and Eric Melillo assured their assistance to the diaspora in regard to building a cohesive multicultural mosaic of Canada.
Second-term elect Mayor Patrick Brown briefed about creating Gita Park in the city. MPP Michael Tibollo, MPP Sheref Sabawy and MPP Hardeep Grewal also graced the event.
Hindu Vedic Scholar, Jeffery Armstrong was the keynote speaker of the event. He warmth the emotions of over 150 participants through his speech and commitment to Dharma.
The event included classical Indian dances also.