“We condemn the hate crime on the Shri Bhagvad Gita Park in Brampton. We urge Canadian authorities and Peel Police to analyze and take immediate motion on the perpetrators,” Excessive Fee of India in Ottawa stated in a tweet.
We condemn the hate crime on the Shri Bhagvad Gita Park in Brampton. We urge Canadian authorities & @PeelPolice to… https://t.co/j6Xybm1hGF
— India in Canada (@HCI_Ottawa) 1664726212000
Park signal vandalised
An indication with the park’s title was allegedly vandalised and officers have ordered a probe, stated metropolis Mayor Patrick Brown who confirmed the incident on Twitter.
Brown condemned the incident and stated ‘now we have zero tolerance for this.’ He additionally stated that the matter has now been flagged to Peel Regional Police for additional investigation, including that the Parks division is working to resolve and proper the signal as quickly as potential.
We’re conscious that the just lately unveiled Shri Bhagavad Gita Park signal has been vandalized. We have now zero tolerance f… https://t.co/jjAVRkvquC
— Patrick Brown (@patrickbrownont) 1664671066000
‘More and more vocal anti-India group’
In the meantime, Indian-origin Canada MP Chandra Arya stated the incident was a “continuation of the hate crimes on Hindu temples” and is a “consequence of more and more vocal and organised anti-India and anti-Hindu teams in Canada,
My assertion on latest vandalism of the park register Brampton named after the Hindu holy e-book Bhagavad Gita. https://t.co/BOeFbQ9SLV
— Chandra Arya (@AryaCanada) 1664729539000
MP for Brampton East Maninder Sidhu condemned the “heinous act” and stated that such vandalism has “no place in our neighborhood”.
It has come to my consideration that the Shri Bhagavad Gita Park register Brampton has been vandalized. This act of vand… https://t.co/qhhqqS7Cn8
— Maninder Sidhu (@MSidhuLiberal) 1664729404000
Park was just lately renamed
The Brampton metropolis municipal company had final week named a park ‘Shri Bhagavad Gita Park’ in ward 6 of town. The park was renamed from Brampton’s Troyers Park to Shri Bhagavad Gita Park to commemorate the Hindu neighborhood and their contributions to town.
The incident comes simply days after the Swaminarayan Temple in Canada was vandalised with anti-India graffiti that prompted the Indian authorities to subject an advisory for Indian nationals and college students in Canada.
Canada is dwelling to 1.6 million individuals of Indian origin and non-resident Indians.
(With inputs from businesses)