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Full Text of HR0485  102nd General Assembly

HR0485 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY


  

 


 
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HOUSE RESOLUTION

 
2    WHEREAS, Hinduism is the third largest religion in the
3world with more than one billion followers worldwide, six
4million in the United States, and over 250,000 in Illinois;
5and
 
6    WHEREAS, Illinois is proud of its rich cultural history
7and the many people who call our state home; and
 
8    WHEREAS, Illinois is home to a vibrant Hindu community;
9and
 
10    WHEREAS, Hindu-Americans have made significant
11contributions across all fields, including science, education,
12medicine, law, politics, business, culture, sports, and more;
13and
 
14    WHEREAS, Hindu heritage, culture, traditions, and values
15have enriched our great state; and
 
16    WHEREAS, During the month of October 2021, the Hindu
17community across the State of Illinois and across our nation
18will collectively celebrate Hindu heritage; and
 
19    WHEREAS, Hindu Heritage Month provides an opportunity to

 

 

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1focus on Hindu culture and its diverse spiritual traditions
2rooted in India; therefore, be it
 
3    RESOLVED, BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE ONE
4HUNDRED SECOND GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that
5we declare October of 2021 to be Hindu Heritage Month in the
6State of Illinois.