• DATE:14/04/2024
  • How many temples destroyed?:1
  • Perpetrators: Islamic mob
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(Reported as seen)

In a disturbing incident unfolding amidst the fervor of election campaigning and Bengali New Year celebrations, Hindus in the Murshidabad district of West Bengal have reportedly come under attack. On the night of April 13th, Islamists allegedly targeted Hindus in Mirzapur, under the jurisdiction of the Beldanga Police Station, leading to property damage and desecration of a Hindu temple.

According to reports, around 10 PM, a group of Islamists launched an assault on Hindus in Mirzapur, resulting in significant damage to several houses and the complete destruction of a motorcycle. Additionally, a Shiva temple bore the brunt of the attack, with the sacred Shiva Lingam vandalized and allegations that the assailants desecrated the temple by urinating inside.

The assault prompted a swift response from law enforcement, with a sizable police contingent dispatched to the village to restore order and pacify the situation. However, as of the latest updates, no arrests have been reported in connection with the incident.

The attack has sent shockwaves through the local Hindu community and raised concerns about communal tensions in the region. It underscores the pressing need for heightened vigilance and swift action to safeguard religious institutions and ensure the safety and security of all citizens, irrespective of their faith.

As investigations into the incident continue, calls for justice and accountability resonate, emphasizing the imperative of upholding the principles of religious harmony and peaceful coexistence in West Bengal and beyond.