The International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) has led protests in India against the attacks on the minority Hindu community in Bangladesh, said that it was planning to hold a day-long global protest on October 23 to further raise its voice against the violence targeting Hindus in the neighbouring country.
“Protests are going on in many parts of the world. Now, we are planning to hold a day-long protest and prayer meetings on October 23 for the victims in Bangladesh,” Radharamn Das, vice president, ISKCON, Kolkata said.
“The protest and prayers will take place at all our centres across the world, in almost 150 countries.” added Das.
Earlier, a mob allegedly attacked the ISKCON temple in Bangladesh’s Noakhali district, killing a temple member, as per the community. The official Twitter handle of the Bangladesh ISKCON community said, “We are saddened to share the news of Parth Das, a member of ISKCON, who was brutally murdered by a mob of more than 200 people yesterday. His body was found in a pond next to the temple. We urge the government to take immediate action.”