Advocate Pankaj Singh Stringent Views on Attack on ISKON Devotees in Bangladesh, Asks UN to Stop It

NEW DELHI: Pankaj Singh, advocate of the Supreme Court of India on Sunday urges United Nation Permanent Representation of India to prevent genocide of Hindus in Bangladesh. The statement comes in following the recent attacks by Islamists Mob of over 200, who assault ISKCON devotees and vandalised the temple in the capital of Bangladesh, Dhaka this week.

At evening when devotees were preparing for Gaura Purnima celebration, a mob entered the premises of Shri Radhakanta Temple in Dhaka and started smashing it,” Radharamn Das, Vice-President ISKCON Kolkata told. “Three of our devotees were injured in the scuffle. When the police those were able to drive away miscreants from the temple premises,” he said.

Das said that the attack is a matter of grave concern and appealed to the Bangladesh government to take stringent action and provide security to Hindu minorities in the country. This incident comes after a series of attacks on minority religious places in Bangladesh that took place last October, he stated further.

Singh, (41), reiterates his firm stands on brutal attack on Hindus community across the globe, precisely in India’s neighbouring countries, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan. In his statement, he said that the government must act decisively against the perpetrators to punish.

In Oct last year, Pankaj Singh has written to United Nation’s representative, outlining the needful to be done against those, as it repeatedly happening in Bangladesh against minorities Hindus communities.

Representing the ISKON, he firmly informed the United Nation body here in India to take the cognizance of the violence and asks its members state Bangladesh to stop ill treatment and persecution on the basis of religion.