Durga Mandir attack
Iqbal Hossain was given the Quran by mosque caretakers, arrested for triggering mob violence against Hindus in Bangladesh
The two caretakers were identified as Hafez Humayun and Faisal by the chief custodian Ahmedunnabi Mashuk. The Quran was deliberately placed at a Durga Puja venue to trigger attacks against Hindus.
Bangladesh: Man who triggered communal violence against Hindus by placing Quran at Durga Puja venue identified as Iqbal Hossain
Iqbal Hossain had placed the Quran at a Durga Puja mandap on October 13th, which had triggered a series of communal violence against Hindus
“We will not worship if Muslims don’t want, but please save us”: From India to Bangladesh, how veto of violence works
The vibrant festival of Durga Puja, when Maa Durga descends on earth on Mahalaya, is celebrated with much fervour especially by Bengali Hindus.
Forty-five days after Durga temple was desecrated by Muslims in Chandni Chowk, normalcy yet to return: Report
It’s clear that tempers in both the Hindu and the Muslim communities are high and it would take a lot to restore normalcy. Men from both sides said that the talk of Hindu-Muslim unity in the area was a farce.
Presently, 200 security forces have been deployed and they would be available 24/7 at Hauz Qazi