New Delhi: The Ministry of Exterior Affairs (MEA) on Thursday dubbed reviews of assault on the Hindu temples and Durga puja venues in Bangladesh “disturbing” and mentioned the Indian Excessive Fee in Dhaka in addition to consulates within the neighbouring nation are in shut contact with the authorities there and at native ranges over the matter.
“We have seen some disturbing reports of untoward incidents involving attacks on religious gatherings in Bangladesh,” MEA official spokesperson Arindam Bagchi mentioned.
Bagchi mentioned “the government of Bangladesh has reacted promptly to ensure control of the situation, including the deployment of law enforcement machinery”.
“We also understand that the ongoing festive celebrations of Durga puja continue in Bangladesh with the support of government agencies and of course, a large majority of the public,” he added when requested in regards to the reported assaults on Durga puja pandals and temples in Bangladesh, PTI reported.
In the meantime, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has issued a troublesome warning and mentioned these concerned within the assaults on Hindu temples and Durga Puja venues in Comilla is not going to be spared.
“The incidents in Comilla are being thoroughly investigated. Nobody will be spared. It doesn’t matter which religion they belong to. They will be hunted down and punished,” she mentioned, Dhaka Tribune reported.
In line with reviews, the Bangladesh Police have arrested 43 individuals concerned within the assault on Hindu homes and for vandalising temples in Comilla city on Wednesday.