“Deeply Shocked”: ISKCON On Attacks On Devotees In Bangladesh
More than 7000 ISKCON devotees from 82 countries assembled at the global headquarters and protested against the violence in Bangladesh.
The International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) on Monday appealed to the Bangladesh government to take strict action against the perpetrators of violence, arrange for the security of the minorities and restore peace there.
Two ISKCON devotees were among those killed in the recent attacks on Hindu temples in the neighbouring country and prayers were held for the departed souls at the order”s global headquarters at Mayapur in West Bengal”s Nadia district during the day.
“The worldwide devotees of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) are deeply shocked and saddened by the recent series of violent events directed against the Hindu community, including our own ISKCON temples,” Co-Director of ISKCON Mayapur, Vrajavilas Dasa, said in a statement.
More than 7000 ISKCON devotees from 82 countries including Australia, France, South Africa, England, America, Russia, China, Italy, South Korea and Japan assembled at the global headquarters and protested against the violence in Bangladesh, it said.
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