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American Falls Cancels Scheduled Hindu Prayer Amid Public Backlash

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IDAHO- The City of American Falls in Idaho abruptly cancels a Hindu invocation scheduled for May 15, previously arranged by Mayor Rebekah K. Sorensen, citing “community feedback.” Mayor Sorensen expressed disappointment, mentioning her personal religious beliefs but cited potential complications for the city’s best interest. Rajan Zed, the Hindu statesman slated to deliver the invocation, expressed surprise at the cancellation, emphasizing the significance of prayers for the common good. He planned to recite from Hindu scriptures, aiming to promote understanding across religious lines. Hinduism, with about 1.2 billion followers worldwide, aims for liberation. American Falls, known for its positive atmosphere, has a population of 4,428 and sits on the Snake River.

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