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After vandals deface Hindu temple, some come out to support Hindus in US

Though it didn’t convert into a mass movement or even a hashtag on Twitter, some residents of Bothell city in Washington tried to reassure the local Hindu community, which was left shocked and dismayed to see hate message written on their temple on the occasion of Maha Shivratri.

Local US media reported that some people came out and put posters and cards in support of the community. The hateful words on the walls have been erased too.

A poster put up in support of Hindus
A poster put up in support of Hindus

Some came up with placards
Some came up with placards

While others were considerate to send cards
While others were considerate to send cards

While the authorities are investigating who could be behind these attacks, the unfortunate incident has also led to some US citizens discover that the swastika is a sacred symbol of Hindus and not some exclusive insignia of the Nazis.

Telegraph screengrab
Hope the education is complete among those who think they are superior

The level of ignorance and intolerance would surely have shocked the founding fathers of the USA.

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