Kendrapara: At a time when many will find it hard to memorise Sanskrit shlokas and other mantras, a Muslim girl from Odisha’s Kendrapara district comes as a pleasant surprise.
Though Samjana Khatun comes from a different faith, it has not deterred her to recite many Sanskrit hymns and Vedic invocations, showcasing the real diversity of the country which is united by the strings of communal harmony.
Samjana, who has completed her matriculation (10th standard education), can also sing bhajans of Lord Ganesha and Goddess Saraswati. Though Samjana wants to pursue higher education, the family’s poor financial condition has come as a major hurdle before her dreams.
As per reports, Samjana’s mother Sultana had encouraged her to follow her passion and sing various devotional bhajans even those are outside their faith.
“I have never dissuaded my daughter in whatever she does,” said…