Muslim girl sings Hindu devotional songs in Kerala temples

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Malappuram (Kerala), Feb 5 (ANI): Hana Yasir, a Muslim girl from the hamlets of Malappuram district in Kerala is an expert in singing Hindu devotional songs in temples across Kerala.

Recently at the Lord Vishnu temple near Malappuram the authorities organised a concert by Hana Yasir on singing special devotional songs not only for the Hindu devotees but to spread communal harmony among the Hindu, Muslim and religion devotees in the village.

The special concert inside the compound of the Kulatharakadu Vishnu Bhagawathy temple was decided by all the temple functionaries as a function in between their annual festival last week was organised mainly to propagate communal harmony among the villagers.

The 13- year-old, a child prodigy, was inspired by the famed singer Yesudas. Once he asked her to go for classical style singing practices after hearing her voice during a singing competition.

In the beginning Hana started singing in Hindu devotional songs in temples but later she attempted to perform various religion songs in churches and mosques festivals.

According to Hana it gives her great pleasure and every time people, especially Hindu devotees appreciate her singing and provide other support for her performance.

It was her dream to be a classical singer as she feels that there are hardly any Muslim girls who practices this age old Indian style of songs. By Juhan SamuelANI)

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