SURABAYA-Three Governors, including West Java Governor Ahmad Heryawan (Aher), East Java Governor Soekarwo (Pakde Karwo), and Yogyakarta Governor Sri Sultan Hamengkubuwono X launched or launched two street names.
The Governor of East Java, Soekarwo called reconciliation efforts pursued a bold step that is also worthy of all elements of the nation. Because diversity of diversity is a source of power of the Indonesian nation.
"Hopefully the initiative we did yesterday in Yogyakarta, now in East Java, in Surabaya, and then will be done in West Java, bringing good prospects of social future in nation character building," said Pakde Karwo.
Pakde Karwo connect, that it is important for youth to know the historical event of Pasunda Bubat as a cultural event. In addition to maintaining a sustainable cultural intimacy, as an inspiration to other areas.
"We, the East Java community, are grateful for the greatness of Kang Aher's soul, as well as Sri Sultan Hamengkubuwono in facilitating this meeting." Hopefully be an important part, so it's an important gift for Kang Aher before his term is up, "he joked.
Kang Aher, call Pakde Karwo, has gone a remarkable way after 661 years of Bubat War history, now the history is resolved with a sincere heart. Also Sultan Hamengkubuwono as 'pengadem', or penentram circumstances, who is also a leader who is also protector of Javanese culture.
"Hopefully all finished, by presenting the Way, this symbolic part, the most important of our hearts are now free to accept, Javanese men love women of Sunda or vice versa, please persunting," he said.
Meanwhile, the Governor of Yogyakarta Sri Sultan Hamengkubuwono X, said the importance of knowing history, as well as eliminating barriers to misunderstandings that have occurred in the past.
"Because every ethnicity that exists, becomes part of the Indonesian nation itself," said Sultan.
Inter-cultural, inter-ethnic reconciliation requires a major prerequisite, namely to improve relations between people, who previously experienced 'historical accidents'. So the cultural harmony done by West Java, DIY, and East Java, became the vehicle for long-term solution to deflect the problem.
Sri Sultan appealed, the Indonesian people to interpret history critically. The Song of the Sundayana was made in the 16th century, while the 14th war broke out. As a Dutch writer in the 20th century, CC Berg, Dutch historian, published the Sundanese Song text and translation in 1927 that unravels the Bubat Incident, which could have had political relevance in it.