A famous Russian film director, People’s Artist of Russia Karen Shakhnazarov, speaking in a live TV channel “Russia 1” proposed to make the Muslim holiday in Russia a Day off. holiday.
“We must create the conditions under which Russian Muslims would feel here as totally free people”, – said Karen Shakhnazarov in the program “Sunday Night” with Vladimir Solovyov.
“As for me, by the way, I was always amazed how Muslims celebrate Christmas with us, why not make the national holiday of Eid al-Fitr, one of their day!”
“Good idea,” – commented on the proposal a talk show host Vladimir Solovyov.
“Let him who wants celebrate it. Let this be a day off. Russian Muslims, I am sure appreciate it. For them it will be a sign that attention is exposed to them. That we – a single country, that despite the different religions, we are all fellow countrymen. Therefore, this issue is very important that we should appreciate the harmony that has been for centuries in the relationship between Christians and Muslims “, – said Karen Georgievich.
“A brilliant point” – Solovyov said.
Per materials of the site “Tatars of the Urals”