Separated By Religion, United By Faith: This Indian Army Picture Shows Diversity In India


It is such a proud feeling to announce that India is a country that respects all religions. Let it be Indian Army, Police, Navy, or Government Affair, people from different cultures and religions come under one roof to work together and express their identities. Their differences are not only respected but celebrated like a great pomp show.

Be it namaz, morning mass or mandir, those who belong to the Indian Army attend everything. They may be separated by religion, but at the end of it all, they are united by faith. And this picture is a reminder of the same.



The image first posted by an Instagram user went with the caption, ‘As received, source classified! Separated by religion; United by Faith.’

It reads, ‘For those who dint know, My unit has around 15 per cent Muslims. All auspicious functions are started by a Pooja in the Mandir and a Namaz/ Dua in the Masjid. Both the houses of worship are always under a single roof and called a *Sarv Dharma Sthal*. Though we are in an undisclosed location, I couldn’t resist sharing this great view of my two boys who are responsible for the respective temporary places of worship separated by a wall ….’