Kochi, An online quiz on Ramayana was organized in Malappuram, Kerala. Five contestants were declared winners in this quiz. Among these winners, two contestants grabbed everyone’s attention. As soon as the victory of these two came to be known, people showered good wishes.
When Kerala Publishing House announced winners like Mohammad Zabir PK and Mohammad Basith, people found it hard to believe. More than 1000 people participated in this quiz competition and it was organized between July and August.
Mohammad Basith has several chapters of Ramayana memorized. When asked which is his favorite chapai, he said that his favorite is the chapai of Ayodhya Kanda which mentions the wrath of Lakshmana and the consolation given by Lord Rama.
Zabir, who won the quiz, said that all Indians should read Ramayana and Mahabharata. Ramayana and Mahabharata are the essence of our culture, tradition and history. He further said that he believes that it is our responsibility to learn and understand this scripture.
Basit, another Muslim winner, said after the win that if we study Ramayana and Mahabharata on a wider scale, it will help us understand other communities and their people more. Basith M said, No religion teaches hatred.HS1MS