A crowd chanted Allah-Hu-Akbari outside a temple in England
A crowd of about 200 people created a ruckus outside a Hindu temple in Smethwick, West Midlands, England. Most of these protesters were from the Muslim community. During this, the protesters raised slogans of Allah-hu-Akbar. It is believed to be a kind of planned performance.
In a video of the incident shared on social media, a huge crowd of a particular community can be seen marching towards the Durga Bhawan Hindu temple in Spawn Lane. Many of these protesters can be heard raising slogans of Allah-hu-Akbar. Seeing the situation becoming uncontrollable, the police was informed about it. The police who reached the spot tried to control the situation but some protesters climbed the walls of the temple.
How did the crowd come outside the temple?
Birmingham World reported that a social media account named Apna Muslim called for a peaceful protest outside the Durga Bhavan temple on Tuesday. Then on Tuesday, a huge crowd gathered outside the temple and started shouting slogans. In this case, the priest of the Hindu temple has said that people of every community come to our temple. A conspiracy is being hatched to worsen the situation here. But there is no problem from our side.
Ragih Mufalihi, president of the Imam group and the president of the multi-religion group in Sandwell, said leaders of all religions would not allow any unpleasant situation to spread.
Police arrived at the scene after receiving information about disturbances outside a Hindu temple in Smethwick. Police said they had received information that protests were taking place in West Bromwich. The reason was the speaker’s program in the temple of Spawn Lane. However, later it was said that the program has been cancelled. The person being objected to does not live in the UK.
A police spokesman said that we have a long history of upholding the right to peaceful protest and protest. But care should also be taken that such demonstrations do not cause inconvenience to the general public.
There was vandalism in Leicester, England
The incident comes at a time when violent clashes broke out between two sects in the eastern English city of Leicester after an India-Pakistan cricket match last month. Meanwhile, the Hindu temple was vandalized and the saffron flag above the temple was taken down and thrown.
Police have described the incident as a case of serious disorder. Following this, the Indian High Commission in London had to issue a statement strongly condemning the incident. The commission condemned the violence against the Hindu community in Britain and demanded protection for those affected. So far 47 people have been arrested in this case.