UK: Another Swaminarayan Temple broken into

Boris Johnson, BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, London ,Neasden Temple, British Home Secretary, Priti Patel, British Hindus

While the rest of the Hindu world was happy and enjoying the Diwali festivities. The Hindus of Kenton, Harrow, were left troubled after news came to light that the Shree Kutch Satsang Swaminarayan Temple was broken into in the early morning of November 13th.

The Temple was shut down as the police and the forensic teams descended for investigations.

Authorities of the Temple later on November 13th informed that as the police and forensic investigation has been completed, hence the Temple will open as normal from 3.30pm.

The Temple authorities also informed that the pujaris were safe and well as there were doubts about their well-being among the devotees.

Shree Kutch Satsang Swaminarayan Temple in a note also said that all the murtis in the Sinhasan (shrines) including Ghanshyam Maharaj, Hari Krishna Maharaj, and Bal Hari Krishna Maharaj are completely safe, much to the relief of the Hindu community of UK.

Earlier, Shree Swaminarayan Temple of Willesden was broken into right after the celebration of Diwali worldwide on November 9th and three sacred Lord Krishna were taken away by a masked thief.

The burglar remains absconding till now.

Shree Swaminarayan Temple, Willesden is one of the biggest Hindu Temples in Europe and the news of burglary at the Temple has stunned the Hindu community of Britain.

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