Despite all the claims of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, attacks on Hindu temples are increasing in the country. A few hours after the vandalism of Durga temples, a mob of around 200 Muslim fundamentalists attacked the ISKCON temple in Noakhali area. ISKCON member Partha Das was brutally murdered by radical attackers. ISKCON has issued a statement saying that Parth’s body has been found in a pond near the temple. ISKCON has appealed to Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the protection of Hindus and demanded strict action against the culprits. It is being told that the attack took place on Friday. Radharaman Das, associated with ISKCON, tweeted that Partha Das was missing since yesterday and his body was found floating in the pond this morning. They were severely beaten up and not only this, the body parts were taken out, crossing all limits of cruelty.
The Durga Puja pandal in front of the temple was destroyed
Partha Das was just 25 years old and used to be very enthusiastic about the devotion of God. It is being told that the temple has also suffered a lot in this attack. The attackers also vandalized the Durga Puja pandal in front of the temple. A day earlier, several Durga pandals were attacked and vandalized in Bangladesh. News spread on social media that the Quran was allegedly desecrated at a Durga Puja pandal near Nanuar Dighi lake in Comilla town. Following which mobs of fanatics attacked Hindu temples and pandals at Hajiganj in Chandpur, Banshkhali in Chattogram and Pekua in Cox’s Bazar.
Sheikh Hasina said – will take strict action against the culprits
According to Bangladeshi media reports, four people have died in this violence. After which paramilitary forces have been deployed in 22 districts on the instructions of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. Sheikh Hasina has also given a stern warning to those trying to disturb communal harmony in the country. He has promised that action will be taken against the perpetrators of the communal violence in Comilla.
[Attribution to NBT]