Toronto : A prominent Hindu temple in Canada’s On taro province has been vandalised by unknown people with ” anti – Hindu and anti – India graffiti ” , in what is described by police as a ” hate – motivated incident ” .
in Ontario’s Windsor ci ty said on Wednesday that it has launched an investigation tin and looking for two suspects . The high commission of India in Ottawa , Ca nada , has strongly condemns need the act of vandalism . “
We have taken up with the Canadian authorities the hateful act of putting anti India graffiti on the walls of BAPS Swaminarayan temple in Windsor . We strongly condemn this act of vandalism , ” the mission said in a tweet . The Wind soar Police Service said officers were dispatched to the Hindu temple following a report of hate – motivated vandalism on Wednesday “.
Officers discovered anti Hindu and anti – India graffiti sprayed in black on an exterior wall of the building , ” the police said in a statement . Officers obtained a video that shows two suspects in the area just after 12am . In the video , one suspect appears to commit the vandalism on the wall of the building while the other keeps watch , it said .
In January , the Gauri Shankar temple in Bram ton was targeted with anti India graffiti . The Indian Consulate General in Torun to had said the defacing of the temple had deeply hurt the sentiments of the Indian community in Canada . At least three similar acts of vandalism have been recorded in Canada last year .