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Bangladesh: Islamists unleash violence towards Durga Puja celebration of Hindus, a number of pandals broken

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Bangladesh: Islamists unleash violence against Durga Puja celebration of Hindus, several pandals damaged

The vibrant pageant of Durga Puja led to violence and vandalism for the Hindu minority group of Bangladesh as Islamic extremists exhibited barbaric behaviour over a Facebook hearsay.
A Facebook publish allegedly exhibiting Hindus insulting the Quran went viral on social media on Wednesday night time after which the spiritual fanatics took to the streets to vandalize a number of Durga pandals. 
Spreading rumors of insulting the Qur’an, the puja mandapa of Nanua Dighi par in Comilla was attacked. https://t.co/KmljSISWFu pic.twitter.com/4oM1gS46yJ— Bangladesh Hindu Unity Council (@UnityCouncilBD) October 13, 2021
Denying the claims of insulting Quran, Shibu Prasad Dutta, the overall secretary of Cumilla Mahanagar Puja Udjapon Committee, knowledgeable that somebody positioned a replica of the Quran at a Durga Puja pavilion in Nanua Dighir Par early within the morning when the guard was asleep. 
“The miscreants took some pictures of this and ran away. Within a few hours, using Facebook, the propaganda spread like wildfire with the provocative pictures,” confirmed a district official.
He hinted on the function of some  Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) and Jamaat-e-Islam employees. 
Temples in Chandpur’s Hajiganj, Chattogram’s Banshkhali, Chapainawabganj’s Shibganj and Cox’s Bazar’s Pekua have been brutally attacked with the Hindu devotees being thrashed. 
As many as three Hindus have reportedly been killed within the violent conflict, nevertheless, the police is but to verify the identical. 
Local Hindus took to Twitter to share the visuals of assaults
Several native Hindus and Hindu organizations in Bangladesh took to Twitter to share the visuals of vandalism. 
Sharing a video of an assault on Hindus, Advocate Dr Gobinda Chandra Pramanik, Secretary General of Bangladesh Jatio Hindu Mohajote Tweeted, “The situation is terrible!! Attacks on 150 families in Shilpara, Cox’s Bazar, widespread vandalism, looting, vandalism of Hatiya in Noakhali, vandalism of idols in municipal Kalimandir, attack Vandalism, molestation of women, 2 people have been found dead in Chandpur.”
! The state of affairs is horrible !!Attacks on 150 households in Shilpara, Cox’s Bazar, widespread vandalism, looting, vandalism of Hatiya in Noakhali, vandalism of idols in municipal Kalimandir, assault Vandalism, molestation of girls, 2 folks have been discovered useless in Chandpur. pic.twitter.com/B2x2jnk880— Advocate Dr. Gobinda Chandra Pramanik (@gobinda21765953) October 13, 2021
In one more replace, advocate Chandra shared the information of the publicity secretary of Chandpur district department of Bangladesh National Hindu Youth Grand Alliance being hacked to loss of life. (Warning: graphic content material)
The puja mandapa is guardedManik Saha, publicity secretary of Chandpur district department of Bangladesh National Hindu Youth Grand Alliance was killed. pic.twitter.com/VGltvWpA4j— Advocate Dr. Gobinda Chandra Pramanik (@gobinda21765953) October 13, 2021
Another Twitter deal with by the title Jatayu Osint shared some extra visuals of Islamic mobs vandalizing Durga pandals. 
150 Hindu households in Shilpara have turn into victims of molestation, rapes looting vandalism and DEATHS. Cox’s Bazar, looted and vandalism in Hatiya, Noakhali. Kalimandir attacked, girls molested and a couple of useless our bodies discovered. pic.twitter.com/rQJuYcIY1l— JatayuOSINT🔸🌍 (@JatayuOSINT) October 13, 2021
A professional-Hindu information portal ‘Hindu Voice’ shared one more video of a Durga idol being thrown into the river. “Muslim mob have demolished 9 Durga mandapas and idols in Comilla, #Bangladesh. Hundreds of radical Muslims attacked this morning. The attack is still going on. Situation is still tense. Hindus are frightened. Police failed to control mob,” it Tweeted. 
Muslim mob have demolished 9 Durga mandapas and idols in Comilla, #Bangladesh. Hundreds of radical Muslims attacked this morning. The assault continues to be happening.Situation continues to be tense. Hindus are frightened. Police failed to regulate mob. pic.twitter.com/fz7QjGsbqy— Hindu Voice (@HinduVoice_in) October 13, 2021
A Twitter consumer by the title Neel shared pictures of a brutally vandalized Durga pandal within the Chittagong district. 
Chittagong, Pekuya… 9.00pm pic.twitter.com/H33SmgByTV— Avro Neel Hindu🕉️🇧🇩 (@avroneel90) October 13, 2021
Bangladesh Hindu Unity Council shared a number of alerts and updates concerning the violence prior to now 24 hours. 
“All Hindus in Comilla are being instructed to be alert. Stay in the temple together. We are appealing to the Bangladesh Police for help in nanua dhighir par area,” it had mentioned in a Tweet 17 hours in the past. 
All Hindus in Comilla are being instructed to be alert . Stay within the temple collectively. We are interesting to the Bangladesh Police for assist in nanua dhighir par space .— Bangladesh Hindu Unity Council (@UnityCouncilBD) October 13, 2021
Calling out the hypocrisy of worldwide politics and activists for staying silent on the plight of Hindus in Bangladesh, the Council mentioned, “A scandalous day in the history of Bangladesh. Many puja mandapas have been vandalized, Pratima Bisarjan in the Day of Austomi. Hindus are now guarding the puja mandapa. The whole world is silent today. May maa Durga bless all the Hindus of the world. Never Forgive.”
13 October 2021.A scandalous day within the historical past of Bangladesh.Many puja mandapas have been vandalized, Pratima Bisarjan within the Day of Austomi. Hindus are actually guarding the puja mandapa.the entire world is silent at this time. May maa Durga bless all of the Hindus of the world.Never Forgive.— Bangladesh Hindu Unity Council (@UnityCouncilBD) October 13, 2021
“Why is there so much hatred against Hindus in Bangladesh ??? Hindus live in Bangladesh by birth..Most of those who lost their lives in 1971 were Hindus. The Hindus of Bangladesh considered the Muslims as their brothers. How can 8% Hindus be the cause of problems for 90% Muslims?” mentioned the Council in one more Tweet. 
Why is there a lot Hatred towards Hindus in Bangladesh ??? Hindus reside in Bangladesh by delivery. .Most of those that misplaced their lives in 1971 have been Hindus.The Hindus of Bangladesh thought of the Muslims as their brothers. How can 8% Hindus be the reason for issues for 90% Muslim?— Bangladesh Hindu Unity Council (@UnityCouncilBD) October 13, 2021
Calling October 13 a ‘Black Day’ and giving a name for saving the Hindus of Bangladesh, the Council of their newest Tweet mentioned, “We cannot publish in a tweet what has happened in the last 24 hours. The Hindus of Bangladesh saw the real faces of some people. We don’t know what will happen in the future. But the Hindus of Bangladesh will never forget Durga Puja in 2021.”
We can’t publish in a tweet what has occurred within the final 24 hours. The Hindus of Bangladesh noticed the actual faces of some folks. We don’t know what’s going to occur sooner or later. But the Hindus of Bangladesh will always remember Durga Puja in 2021.#SaveBangladeshiHindus— Bangladesh Hindu Unity Council (@UnityCouncilBD) October 14, 2021
Ministries difficulty emergency discover and guarantee to take motion
In an emergency discover, the spiritual affairs ministry mentioned that it was alerted of the information of the presence of the Quran in a Durga Pandal in Cumilla, nevertheless, it urged the general public to not take the regulation into their very own palms over the incident. 
Telecoms Minister Mustafa Jabbar had mentioned that steps have been taken to drag down the posts and movies instantly. “We’ve requested the removal of more than 100 Facebook links. We hope they will be blocked soon,” knowledgeable Jabbar claiming that the ministry was in contact with Facebook officers.
Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader assured that the perpetrators behind the incident is not going to be spared, no matter their political affiliation.
Heavy safety was deployed at a number of areas everywhere in the nation, nevertheless, the injury and violence was widespread. Additional Deputy Commissioner (Overall) Shahadat Hossain additionally knowledgeable {that a} three-member committee has been constituted to research the matter additional.
As per Quader, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina ordered the criminals behind spreading communal assaults and propaganda to be recognized and punished for example.
We reported earlier, how 4 Durga pandals have been attacked by the Islamic extremists for the reason that starting of the auspicious festive season for the Hindu group in Bangladesh.