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Mahatma Gandhi Statue being damaged in Canada

Canada: Some anti-social elements tampered with a large statue of Mahatma Gandhi in a Hindu temple in Richmond Hill, Canada. After this incident, India objected to Canada and demanded action in the matter. Police say that investigation is on.

Mahatma Gandhi Statue Defaced: Some anti-social elements tampered with a large statue of Mahatma Gandhi in a Hindu temple located in Richmond Hill, Canada. After this incident, apart from the temple committee, the Indian High Commission lodged a strong objection against Canada and demanded action against it. Police say that information has been received about it. After receiving the complaint, the police started the investigation of this heinous crime. According to York Regional Police, there is a Vishnu temple in the area of ​​Yonge Street and Garden Avenue. There is a five-meter-high statue of Mahatma Gandhi in it. Somebody distorted this statue. Police officers were called to the spot after giving information around 12.30 pm.

hand of anti-social elements 

Amy Boudreau, a spokeswoman for Cast York Regional Police, said that someone tampered with the base by writing derogatory words on the base of the statue. So far, the hand of anti-social elements has been found behind this protest. At present, a team of ours is keeping an eye on the whole matter. 

Police will take strict action

Police said they considered it an “incident motivated by hate bias”. “York Regional Police does not tolerate hate crime in any form.” Boudreau said, “Those who victimize others on the basis of race, national or ethnic origin, language, color, religion, age, sex, gender identity, gender expression, and the like, the law will take the strictest possible action.”

Police will take strict action

Police said they considered it an “incident motivated by hate bias”. “York Regional Police does not tolerate hate crime in any form.” Boudreau said, “Those who victimize others on the basis of race, national or ethnic origin, language, color, religion, age, sex, gender identity, gender expression, and the like, the law will take the strictest possible action.”