On Wednesday, a mob demolished an historic Hindu temple in Pakistan’s Karak metropolis after claiming it encroached on land it did not personal.
India has filed an official grievance towards Pakistan over the vandalism of a Hindu temple within the Pakistani metropolis of Karak.
A mob destroyed and set fireplace to the Krishna Dwara temple and 100-year-old grave of Shri Paramhans Ji Maharaj. Local police say preliminary proof suggests Pakistan’s pro-Islamic occasion Jamiat Ulema-e Islam is liable for the assault on the Hindi website.
So far, police have arrested over 30 folks, whereas the authorities have filed complaints towards greater than 350 in relation to the incident.
Pakistan’s Hindu group have been protesting within the aftermath of the temple’s demolition. The mob stated the temple encroached on personal land, a declare denied by the Hindus.
Meanwhile, Justice Gulzar Ahmed of Pakistan’s Supreme Court has fastened a court docket listening to for five January.
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa authorities introduced that it’ll rebuild the Hindu temple. It would be the second time it has been reconstructed, after it was focused by muslims earlier than in 1997, additionally as a consequence of a land dispute.
The battle has solely stoked effervescent tensions amid Pakistan accusing India’s Bharatiya Janata Party-led authorities of waging struggle towards muslims within the nation.