New Delhi: India has termed studies of violence in Bangladesh throughout Durga Puja as “disruptive” and mentioned industrial embassies with Indian embassies are in shut contact with the federal government and native officers.
Talking at a weekly media briefing in Delhi, Exterior Affairs Ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi mentioned India has taken observe of the quick motion of the Bangladesh authorities to make sure management of the state of affairs.
Information of the alleged desecration of the Holy Quran at a Durga Puja web site on the banks of the Nanuar Dighi surfaced on social media after sectarian violence erupted in a number of locations in Bangladesh on Wednesday.
A number of incidents of vandalism have been reported in Durga Puja pandals.
“We have now seen unsubstantiated studies of disagreeable incidents involving assaults on spiritual gatherings in Bangladesh. We observe that the Bangladesh authorities has responded instantly to make sure management of the state of affairs, together with the deployment of regulation enforcement equipment.” India’s response to this incident.
“We additionally perceive that the continuing celebrations of Durga Puja are being carried out with the cooperation of Bangladesh authorities companies and a big part of the folks. Our Excessive Fee and our consulates are in shut contact with the federal government and different authorities and on the native stage,” he added.
At the very least three folks have been killed and 60 injured, together with journalists, police and civilians, in communal violence in the course of the Durga Puja celebrations in Hajiganj sub-district of Chandpur.
The incident occurred on Wednesday when Hindu devotees have been celebrating Durga Puja, the largest spiritual competition of the Hindu neighborhood in Bangladesh.
Earlier in Comilla, not less than 50 folks have been injured in clashes between authorized forces and a bunch of non secular extremists within the Nanua Dighirpar space over studies of “insulting the Holy Quran” at a worship pavilion.
In the meantime, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has issued a stern warning and mentioned nobody concerned within the assault on Hindu temples and Durga locations of worship in Comilla might be launched.
“The incidents in Comilla are being investigated. Nobody might be bullied. It would not matter what faith they belong to,” she mentioned whereas exchanging greetings with members of the Hindu neighborhood on the event of Durga Puja on Thursday.
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