Kolkata, October 23: Following a string of violent attacks on Hindu temples and minorities in Bangladesh, devotees of ISKCON have decided to take part in a worldwide peaceful demonstration on October 23.
ISCKON temple will stage a protest in 150 countries. Apart from 150 countries, the protest will be held in over 700 temples across the globe.
An official statement issued by the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) said multiple temples, homes, shops, and individuals were attacked across several districts of the country and several innocent members of the Hindu minority were killed.
ISKCON Kolkata vice president Radharaman Das said that on Saturday the people will protest from 10 in the morning till 10 at night.
The ISKCON called upon Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s government to take swift action to bring an end to the violence and demanded that perpetrators of the attacks should be brought to justice.
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A devotee from the UK urged both the Indian and Bangladesh government should immediately solve the issue so that no Hindus are heckled in Bangladesh and also claimed that the Hindus don’t believe in violence.