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An historical Hindu temple – Shri Paramhans Ji Maharaj’s Samadhi and Krishna Dwara Mandir – in Pakistan’s Karak district in Khyber Pakhtunkwa was vandalised by a mob on Wednesday who claimed that the temple was trespassing on land it did not personal.
Surprising movies of an indignant mob attacking a Hindu temple and setting it on fireplace in Pakistan’s Karak district in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa are doing the rounds on the web, resulting in a brand new controversy forward of the New Yr.
On Wednesday, the pro-Islamic political get together of Pakistan – Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-(F) – reportedly held a rally throughout which audio system delivered impassioned speeches frightening the gang to demolish Shri Paramhans Ji Maharaj’s Samadhi and Krishna Dwara temple.
In the meantime, supporters of the temple have denied claims by native Islamic clerics that the constructing had spilt out onto further land it would not personal and was finishing up enlargement work.
Located within the village Teri within the Karak district, the historic temple and Paramhans Ji Maharaj’s Samadhi was being restored and expanded in response to a supreme courtroom ruling in 2015. The shrine was earlier destroyed and brought over by an area mufti in 1997.
— Naila Inayat नायला इनायत (@nailainayat) December 30, 2020
Earlier on Thursday, whereas the police at Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Police Station registered what is called a First Data Report, Justice Gulzar Ahmed of Pakistan’s Supreme Court docket has taken the incident into consideration and has mounted a listening to for five January.
Leaving netizens enraged, social media has been deluged with reactions condemning this act that has led to strife and riots in the neighborhood.
A mob of extremists Islamists burning down a #Hindu temple in Karak, Kyber Pakhtunkhwa in Pakistan. There isn’t any respect, no tolerance, no freedom and no compassion for non secular minorities, their lives and faith is all the time underneath assault. pic.twitter.com/5Lkh8jJYAw
— Rupaali Singh (@rupaali_singh) December 30, 2020
That is PURE JIHAD TERRORISM
Yesterday Islamic terrorists BURNT historic Hindu temple within the Teri village of Karak district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in Pakistan.
and this was lead by native maulvi !@UNHumanRights pic.twitter.com/zobnVHgoxv
— Main Surendra Poonia (@MajorPoonia) December 31, 2020
A hindu temple was demolished by non secular extremists in karak right this moment. It is vitally shameful second for us as a result of it displays the way in which of how we deal with minorities in our nation.
You possibly can’t run a federation except and till the rights of minorities are protected. Strongly condemnable. pic.twitter.com/PJOKZA3a1l
— Ihtesham Afghan (@IhteshamAfghan) December 30, 2020
Mob assaults & units fireplace to Hindu temple in Paxtan
Crowds of hundreds,led by Is||am!c clerics, descended on the Hindu temple within the village of Teri, in Karak district, & started to tear bricks from the partitions and set it on fireplace.
That is the the quantity of hatred they’ve on Hindus pic.twitter.com/mobnnqoWoT
— Ashwin (@Ashwinkiing) December 31, 2020
A hindu temple demolished underneath the “Nostril ” of the state in karak khyber pukhtoonkhwa.Poshtun belt as soon as was a land of non secular concord and tolerance :hindu and muslims have been dwelling at absolute peace ,then the imposed struggle ruined the entire materials of the society . pic.twitter.com/0JyXQ9GKwv
— zarakkhan muhammadzai (@ZarakkhanM) December 30, 2020
A Hindu temple set on fireplace in Karak, KPK by overcharged crowd together with clerics. Severely haven’t got phrases to specific my sorrow. When this extremism will finish? After we will prosper as a nation no matter the truth that we belong to different faith?
— Rekha Maheshwari 🇵🇰 (@DrRekha99) December 30, 2020
Indian filmmaker Onir retweeted the video and strongly criticised the hatred and violence triggered by the incident.
That is what we pleasure doing to one another. Who’s the winner? NO Faith, NO God, Simply vile hateful people. We maintain attacking whats valuable to the “others”. Someplace a temple burned, someplace a Mosque vandalised , elsewhere a Church converted- all acts of HATE. #SHAMEHUMANS https://t.co/oQjAoSbvfF
— অনির Onir اونیر ओनिर (@IamOnir) December 31, 2020
This isn’t the primary time this temple has suffered assault. In line with a report in India’s newspaper Hindustan Occasions, a mob tried to demolish the temple in 1997 however after the Supreme Court docket intervened in 2015, the area people agreed to its reconstruction.
Regardless of the reconstruction, there was a dispute over the land allotted to the temple.
District police officer Irfan Marwat stated the mob was protesting in opposition to the enlargement of the temple and solely demolished the brand new development work alongside the previous construction.