Northeast India’s Only English and Hindi Satellite News Channel

Mob vandalises Iskcon Raadhakanta Temple in Dhaka, several injured

A 200-strong mob on Thursday vandalised and looted an Iskcon Radhakanta temple in Bangladesh capital Dhaka. According to reports, many members of the temple were injured in the attack. The

A 200-strong mob on Thursday vandalised and looted an Iskcon Radhakanta temple in Bangladesh capital Dhaka. According to reports, many members of the temple were injured in the attack. The mob was reportedly led by Islamist leader Haji Shafiullah.

Two videos doing the round on social media show the mob of alleged Islamists pillaging the walls and premises of the temple. Reportedly, the crowd had ventured out in the open on the occasion of Shab-e-Barat and got incited by an inflammatory speech by Haji Shafiullah after which they attacked the ISKCON temple.

Meanwhile, the vice-president of Iskcon India Radharaman Das took to Twitter to condemn the incident and called it a very unfortunate incident that took place on the eve of Dol Yatra & Holi celebrations.

Last year, at least three people were killed after violence erupted after news spread on social media that the Quran was allegedly desecrated at a Durga Puja pandal near Nanuar Dighi lake in Comilla town of Bangladesh.

Previously, similar incidents were also reported from Tipu Sultan Road in Dhaka and Kotwali in Chittagong.

(Visited 2 times, 1 visits today)

First Published: 18th March, 2022 18:07 IST

COMMENTS

WE RECOMMEND

Banner
Chinese ‘spy’ ship Yuang-5 docks at Sri Lankan port

The vessel with some 2,000 sailors on board has facilities to track satellites and intercontinental missiles and is slated to remain at the port till August 22.

16th August 2022
Banner
75 years of Independence: Indian Navy Hosts Tricolor in every continent

Indian Navy has orchestrated the deployment of its ships in such a manner that they can hoist the national flag on August 15 across 6 continents, 3 oceans, and 6 different time zones.

15th August 2022
Banner
Indian Embassies around the world illuminated with Tricolour

Meanwhile, US Embassy in India has showcased an old tradition while celebrating the 75th Independence Day of India.

15th August 2022
Banner
World leaders across globe congratulate India on 76th I-Day

On account of India’s Independence day celebrations, many wishes are pouring in from world leaders across the globe.

15th August 2022
Banner
Author Salman Rushdie stabbed in neck at New York

Witnesses saw a man storm the stage at the Chautauqua Institution and stab Rushdie about 10 to 15 times as he was being introduced.

13th August 2022