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Jains and Zoroastrians added to UK’s war memorial service

By: Sarwar Alam

Representatives of the Jain and Zoroastrian will now join 15 other faiths, including Hinduism, Sikhism, at Britain’s annual war memorial service to make it more reflective of modern Britain, Faith Minister Lord Bourne announced on Wednesday. Hinduism, Sikhism, Islam, Christianity and Judaism are among the faiths already represented at the National Remembrance Service held at the Cenotaph in central London on November 11 every year, to commemorate British and Commonwealth soldiers who died in the two World Wars and later conflicts. “For a tiny faith community, the Zoroastrians have punched well above their weight and contributed immensely to Britain in…

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