Quotes of the Day

“Every year I am asked ‘Do I object to the celebration of Christmas?’ It’s an absurd question. As ever, my family and I will send out our Christmas cards to our Christian friends and others.”

– Indarjit Singh, Sikh spokesman

“To suggest celebrating Christmas and having decorations offends Muslims is absurd. Why can’t we have more nativity scenes in Britain?”

– Shayk Ibrahim Mogra,  Spokesman, Muslim Council of Britain

“Hindus celebrate Christmas too. It’s a great holiday for everyone living in Britain”

– Anil Bhanot, General Secretary, UK Hindu Counci

(all quoted in a story on Reuters)