temple attack in melbourne
According to Australia Today’s report, along with attacking the temple, Khalistan supporters have also written controversial slogans on the walls of the temple and also made objectionable comments against PM Modi. The Australian newspaper has written that “Hindustan Murdabad” has been written on the walls of the Swaminarayan Temple in Mill Park, a northern suburb of Melbourne, and slogans against PM Modi have also been written. Condemning the attack, the Swaminarayan Temple Administration has said, “We are deeply saddened and shocked by these acts of vandalism and hatred. We offer our prayers for peace and harmony, and will inquire about the incident in the coming days.” Will issue statement from”.
work of khalistan supporters
The Australian Today report also states this. That the Khalistan group has also written slogans in support of an Indian terrorist, Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale, who was a supporter of the creation of the proposed Sikh majority state of Khalistan and who was killed by the Indian Army during Operation Bluestar. Evan Mulholland, Liberal MP for the Northern Metropolitan Region, told The Australia Today, “This is a barbaric act and extremely disturbing to the peaceful Hindu community of Victoria, especially at this sacred time.” At the same time, according to India Today’s report, the Hindu community in Melbourne has lodged a formal complaint with the local police. At the same time, the area where the temple has been attacked is the parliamentary constituency of the Culture Minister of Australia, who has also condemned the incident. At the same time, the Kerala Hindu Association has also condemned the incident. Messages against Prime Minister Narendra Modi were also written on the walls of the temple. Many Indian and Sikh leaders are distressed by this whole incident.
Hate slogans against India
At the same time, a local citizen told Australia Today, that “when I reached the temple this morning, all the walls were painted with slogans of Khalistani hatred towards Hindus.” Hate and vandalism of any kind against places of worship is not acceptable and we condemn it, said Makarand Bhagwat, Victoria State President of the Hindu Council of Australia. He added, “And this type of activity is in breach of Victoria’s Racial and Religious Tolerance Act. We call on Victoria Police and Premier Dan Andrews to take strong action against the perpetrators.” Vishwa Hindu Parishad of Australia also condemned the targeted attacks and strongly condemned the incident. Let us tell you that a similar case has come to the fore in Canada in September last year, when the BAPS Swaminarayan temple was targeted by ‘Canadian Khalistani extremists’ who wrote hate slogans against India.