London The Indian High Commission has given a strong reaction to the attack on the Hindu temple in Britain. A man broke a saffron flag outside a temple in the presence of police in Leicester, UK. Whose video is now increasingly being shared on the Internet. Leicester Police say they are aware of the incident and are investigating the matter. This incident has come after a dispute related to cricket a few days ago. In such a situation, it is believed that the mob that carried out this incident is of Pakistani Muslims.
A few days ago, even when there was a controversy related to cricket, Indians, especially Hindus, were targeted in Leicester. The Indian High Commission has reacted strongly to the temple being targeted. In a statement, the Indian High Commission said, “We strongly condemn the violence against the Indian community in Leicester and the vandalism of Hindu religious complexes and symbols.” We have strongly taken up this matter with the UK authorities and call for immediate action against those involved in these attacks. We call upon the authorities to provide security to the affected people.
Video went viral on social media
After the video of this incident surfaced, the police have also started investigation. In the video viral on social media, it can be seen that many people in black clothes are hooting and shouting slogans. Leicester Police said in a statement: ‘We are aware of a video of a man pulling a flag in front of a religious building. During this, the police was controlling the rest of the crowd. We do not tolerate violence and disorder, this matter is being investigated.
Tension between Hindus and Muslims increased after Asia Cup
There has been communal tension between Hindus and Pakistani Muslims in Leicester since last month’s Asia Cup match. Cases of violence have been seen since the match in which India defeated Pakistan. After that there was another incident in Leicester a few days ago, in which Pakistanis were targeting Indians by forming a Muslim gang. An attempt was also made to attack the Indians with a knife. During this too, a person had uprooted the saffron flag in front of a house.