The Hindu temple Lakshmi Narayan Mandir was vandalised in Canada by extremist components, with Khalistan referendum posters in the late hours of August 12. The incident occurred in British Columbia province in Canada. “#Breaking Another #Hindu temple vandalised in #Canada by #Khalistan extremists – bogus #Khalistanreferendum posters put at door of @surreymandir to create fear among #Indian community.”
Disturbing information from British Columbia, Canada: Khalistani extremists have focused the “Lakshmi Narayan Mandir”, defacing the sacred website and displaying posters of late Hardeep Singh Nijjar, former head of Khalistan Tiger Force. Nijjar was fatally shot on June 18th. pic.twitter.com/H6kmFToNoo
— Organiser Weekly (@eOrganiser) August 13, 2023
The posters shared by Australia Today, learn “Canada investigates the role of India in June 18th assassination”.
The video of the incident has additionally gone viral on social media platforms. The video shared by Australia Today reveals two masked males, pasting the posters and taking photographs earlier than fleeing the scene. The poster on the temple gate referred to and likewise had the image of Khalistan Tiger Force chief and designated terrorist Hardeep Singh Nijjar, who was killed in June this yr.
Past incidents of assault on Hindu temples in Canada
Meanwhile, this isn’t the first such assault on Hindu temple in Canada. Multiple such incidents have been carried out by the Khalistani extremists. Several incidents had been additionally recorded this yr itself. In April this yr, BAPS Swaminarayan temple was vandalised with anti-India graffiti in Windsor in Canada’s Ontario.
Earlier in February, the Ram Mandir in Canada’s Mississauga was vandalised with anti-India graffiti. The Consulate General of India in Toronto condemned the defacing of the Mandir and requested Canadian authorities to analyze the incident and take immediate motion towards the perpetrators.
In January, a Hindu temple in Brampton was defaced with anti-India graffiti triggering outrage amongst the Indian neighborhood. The Consulate General of India in Toronto condemned the vandalism at the Gauri Shankar Mandir stating that the act has deeply harm the sentiments of the Indian neighborhood in Canada.