Just one day after being released from the hospital, Hindu priest, Swami Ji Harish Chander Puri shows PIX11’s Jennifer Bisram his bruises and abrasions all over his body, including his face.
“I’m in a little pain,” he said from a bed at his temple Friday night.
He said around 11 a.m. Thursday, near the Shiv Shakti Peeth [...]
A Hindu temple worker has been killed by three men on a motorcycle, local police have said, the latest of dozens of brutal attacks in Bangladesh.Shaymanonda Das was preparing for morning prayers at a temple in the south-western district of Jhenaidah when he was attacked.Police said he was hacked on the neck several times [...]
The city’s only Hindu priest is being forced to leave the country due to a row over an English test. The Home Office has told Kapil Dev Sharma and his family to return to India – leaving the Hindu community without a priest to carry out funerals and weddings.Last week there were two deaths and [...]
April 21, 2016
The so-called Islamic State group has said it was behind the beheading of a senior Hindu priest and wounding two worshippers in northern Bangladesh.In a statement IS said that “caliphate soldiers” carried out the assaults using “light weapons”. The IS-linked Amaq “news agency” also reported the claim. Jogeswar Roy, 45, was attacked by two [...]
February 22, 2016
Bhagirath Koirala, a Hindu priest, was falsely accused of inciting panic on April 10 by making a bomb threat, and complicity PAINESVILLE, OHIO – Today, the Painesville Municipal Prosecutor moved and Judge Michael A. Cicconetti of the Painesville Municipal Court agreed to dismiss all criminal charges against Bhagirath Koirala (age 67) of Reynoldsburg, Ohio. Mr. [...]