Bangla Hunt Desk: The incident of vandalism of Shiva temple in Rangrej alley of Upper Bazar of Ranchi, the capital of Jharkhand has come to light. The anti-social elements have completely uprooted the Shivling from the Shiva temple there. Pictures of the incident have spread on social media. When the locals found out about the incident this morning, they got together and informed the police. Police are investigating the whole incident. CCTV footage is being scrutinized. Police are searching for the accused.
Anger spread among the people after this incident. The locals closed all the shops in the Upper Bazaar today. Activists affiliated with the Hindutva organization took to the streets to protest. They demanded that those who committed this heinous act be arrested immediately.
It is to be noted that incidents of vandalism of Hindu temples have come to light from different parts of the country in the last few months. I came across such an incident in Haryana a few days ago. There, on the day of Navratri, the idol of Goddess Durga was smashed by miscreants. After that incident, anger spread among the locals.