Hindus welcome Kenya’s withdrawal of proposed religious regulations

Hindus have welcomed the Kenya government’s reported decision to withdraw the proposal of regulating the religious organizations. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, thanked Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta for withdrawing proposed Societies (Religious Societies) Rules, 2015, and thus showing a strong political will on this issue of unnecessary and […]

Hindu prayer hall opens in Mombasa, Kenya

Swamibapa Prayer Hall had its grand opening at Shree Swaminarayan Sidha Sijivan Mandal NyaIi in Mombasa on Saturday. Hindu spiritual leader Acharya Swamishree Maharaj, visiting from India, presided over this five-hour grand opening ceremony and conducted special prayers, which was attended by hundreds of devotees and area leaders, reports suggest. Meanwhile, distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan […]

Hindus say minority rights ignored in Kenya’s new polygamy law

Hindus have stressed that feelings and rights of minorities were not kept in mind when Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta signed Kenya’s marriage bill into law on April 29, which legalized polygamy. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that polygamy was not practiced in contemporary Hindu society. Marriage was […]

Hindus urge Kenya’s President to consider minority rights before signing polygamy law

Hindus have urged Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta to keep in mind the feelings and rights of minorities before signing Kenya’s marriage bill which legalizes polygamy. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that polygamy was not practiced in contemporary Hindu society. Marriage was taken very seriously as it was […]