Anti-India graffiti on Swaminarayan Temple

India raises issue with Canada...

On Tuesday, The BAPS Swaminarayan Mandir in Toronto, Canada was defaced with anti-India slogans painted on its walls. 

As per the information, The High Commission of India condemned the incident and urged Canadian authorities to investigate and take prompt action.

According to the statement it said, “We strongly condemn defacing of BAPS Swaminarayan Mandir Toronto with anti-India graffiti. Have requested Canadian authorities to investigate the incident and take prompt action on perpetrators," it said.

According to the tweet, Indian-origin Canada MP Chandra Arya alleged that Canadian Khalistani extremists were responsible for the defacement, adding that this was not a one-off incident. “Vandalism of Toronto BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir by Canadian Khalistani extremists should be condemned by all," he tweeted.

Additionally, This is not just an isolated event. Canadian Hindu temples have been targeted in the recent past by these kinds of hate crime. Hindu Canadians are legitimately concerned.

As per the information, A video of the graffiti has been doing the rounds on social media, where the words “khalistan zindabad" can be seen spray painted on the walls.

However there is no such verification done from our end regarding this matter. Updates may vary. 


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