New York: Demolition of Mahatma Gandhi’s statue, probably a crime of hatred

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Mahatma Gandhi’s statue vandalized in America
New York City incident, police investigating
CCTV footage revealed, search for 6 people

New York. A group of six unidentified people possibly harbored hatred after a statue of Mahatma Gandhi installed outside a Hindu temple in the US city of New York was damaged earlier this month. destroyed from. India has strongly condemned this heinous act and has taken up the matter with the US authorities so that those responsible for this act can be held accountable. The New York City Police Department said in a statement to PTI that police received information on August 16 at 1:30 pm that “a group of six unidentified persons had damaged a religious statue located in front of the Tulsi Temple with a hammer and attacked it.” is broken.’

The police have urged people to help in locating these miscreants. New York State legislature member Jennifer Rajkumar said in a statement on Thursday, “The statue of Mahatma Gandhi outside the Shri Tulsi temple was vandalized for the second time. This time it was completely destroyed. According to the news of cbsnews.com, it can be seen in the footage of surveillance cameras that a man is breaking Gandhi’s statue with a hammer on Tuesday. Minutes later, a group of six men stormed in and smashed the statue with a hammer before fleeing.

This same statue of Gandhi was damaged two weeks ago

In the news, Lakhram Maharaj, the founder of Shri Tulsi Temple located in South Richmound Hill, has been quoted as saying that many people of the community are now afraid to go to the temple. Maharaj saw on Wednesday morning that Gandhi’s statue had been reduced to rubble. ‘Dog’ and other abusive words were written on the wall of the temple. Investigating officers said, “The same statue of Gandhi was damaged two weeks ago.” Meanwhile, the consulate in a statement said, “It strongly condemns the demolition of a statue of Mahatma Gandhi outside a temple in Queens, New York.” We have taken up this matter with the US authorities and demanded a thorough investigation so that those responsible for such a heinous act can be held accountable.

Requesting the New York Police Department to investigate this malicious act

Condemning this cowardly act, Ankur Vaidya, president of Federation of Indian Associations, an organization of overseas Indians, said, “We request the Mayor’s Office and the New York Police Department to investigate this malicious act and bring the perpetrators to justice.” ‘

Tags: America, Mahatma Gandhi, New York

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Suraj Sewatkar
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