Bangladesh Durga Puja violence: Govt committed to hand out justice, assures Foreign Min AK Abdul Momen
While regretting the incidents of violence, the minister informed that the Sheikh Hasina government took immediate action against the perpetrators.
Initiate action against those who incited violence using religion, Bangladesh PM tells home minister
Attacks on Hindu temples have intensified in Bangladesh since last Wednesday after an alleged blasphemous post surfaced on social media during the Durga Puja celebrations.
Hindu-owned temples and shops in Feni, about 157 kms from the country's capital, have been vandalised and robbed during fresh clashes on Saturday.
Prominent personalities appeal to Bangladesh PM to take action against those involved in Durga Puja violence
The signatories include educationist Pabitra Sarkar, CPI(M) Politburo member Md Salim, former Kolkata Mayor Bikash Bhattacharya, theatre personality Deb Shankar Halder and more.
Political parties, civil society in Tripura condemn Bangladesh violence; CM hopes Hasina will take proper action
As reports of attacks on Durga Puja pandals and temples emerged from across Bangladesh, Hasina, earlier this week, said action will be taken again those trying to "disturb communal harmony".
This comes after at least four people were killed in clashes between miscreants and law enforcers and several Hindu temples and Durga Puja pandals were vandalised in Bangladesh.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina promised to bring to justice the culprits behind the violence, saying anyone involved in the attacks on Hindu temples and Durga Puja venues in Comilla will not be spared.