In a tragic incident ISKCON Radhakanta Temple in Dhaka, Bangladesh’s capital city, was vandalised by a crowd of 200 individualsthat sparked communal tensions. 3 people were severely injured while several others suffered minor wounds. According to media reports, the violent mob barged into the premises of the temple and desecrating idols and assaulted people present there. stormed the temple, desecrating idols and assaulting those who were present.
According to Radharamn Das, who is the Vice-President of ISKCON Kolkata, the attack took place when the devotees were preparing for the Gaura Purnima celebrations. However, Radharamn said that the attack was brief and the police arrived at the spot quickly and dispersed the miscreants.
“Last evening when devotees were preparing for Gaura Purnima celebration, a mob of 200 people entered premises of Shri Radhakanta Temple, Dhaka&attacked them, 3 of them were injured in scuffle. Fortunately, they called Police&were able to drive away miscreants”, ISKCON Kolkata VP Radharamn Das said as quoted by news agency ANI.