Arson at Hindu Temple in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Triggers Communal Tension – Video

An historic Hindu temple – Shri Paramhans Ji Maharaj’s Samadhi and Krishna Dwara Mandir – in Pakistan’s Karak district in Khyber Pakhtunkwa was vandalised by a mob on Wednesday who claimed that the temple was trespassing on land it did not personal.

Shocking movies of an offended mob attacking a Hindu temple and setting it on hearth in Pakistan’s Karak district in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa are doing the rounds on the web, resulting in a brand new controversy forward of the New Year.

On Wednesday, the pro-Islamic political celebration of Pakistan – Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-(F) – reportedly held a rally throughout which audio system delivered impassioned speeches frightening the group to demolish Shri Paramhans Ji Maharaj’s Samadhi and Krishna Dwara temple.

Meanwhile, supporters of the temple have denied claims by native Islamic clerics that the constructing had spilt out onto further land it would not personal and was finishing up growth work.

Earlier on Thursday, whereas the police at Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Police Station registered what is named a First Information Report, Justice Gulzar Ahmed of Pakistan’s Supreme Court has taken the incident into consideration and has mounted a listening to for five January.

Leaving netizens enraged, social media has been deluged with reactions condemning this act that has led to strife and riots in the neighborhood.

Indian filmmaker Onir retweeted the video and strongly criticised the hatred and violence triggered by the incident.

This just isn’t the primary time this temple has suffered assault. According to a report in India’s newspaper Hindustan Times, a mob tried to demolish the temple in 1997 however after the Supreme Court intervened in 2015, the local people agreed to its reconstruction.

Despite the reconstruction, there was a dispute over the land allotted to the temple.

District police officer Irfan Marwat stated the mob was protesting in opposition to the growth of the temple and solely demolished the brand new development work alongside the outdated construction.


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