Hindu temple vandalised with hate message in America
Washington: A Hindu temple has been vandalised with hate speech in the US
state of Washington, sending shock waves through the community in the area and
prompting authorities to launch an investigation.
The incident happened when unidentified miscreants sprayed
swastika and painted “get out” on one of the walls of the temple in the Seattle
metropolitan area. It is one of the largest Hindu temples in the entire North West.
The Snohomish county sheriff’s department is investigating
this case as malicious harassment. Top county officials visited the temple on
“This kind of things should not happen in the US. Who are you
telling to get out? This is a nation of immigrants,” Nitya Niranjan, chairman
of board of trustee of the Hindu temple and cultural centre, Bothell, Washington
Niranjan said some kind of painting was sprayed on the
outside wall of the temple a few years ago, But they did not bring it to the
notice of the law enforcement authorities as nothing was written.