Panchshil flag waved by removing the saffron flag
Sub-District Collector assures in writing to compensate for temple vandalism.
Farukhabad (Uttar Pradesh) – Some Buddhists have vandalised the Shree Birsari Devi temple situated in the Sankisa Buddhist pilgrimage area and waved the Panchashila flag by removing the Saffron flag. This incident caused a tense situation, and stone-throwing took place. Some people were injured in it. This incident occurred on 20th October during Dhamma Pilgrimage. After this incident Police officer and District Collector reached the spot. Sub-District collector has given written assurance of compensation for the temple vandalism.
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Buddhists claim that the religious place is Buddhist Stupa from where Bhagwan Budha went to ‘Swarg’ while Hindus claim that the Shree Bisari Devi temple there is since antiquity and Deity Hanuman’s Idol is also there.