The statement was issued by ASK acting executive director Md Nur Khan
Ain o Salish Kendra (ASK) in a press statement yesterday expressed its concern and resentment over the attacks on the Hindus in Chapatola village under Abhaynagar upazila of Jessore.
The statement was issued by ASK acting executive director Md Nur Khan.
It stated that around 150 people attacked Hindus at Malopara of Chapatola village soon after the 10th parliamentary elections ended on Sunday. Crude bombs were blasted, houses were vandalised, valuables were looted and at least 12 houses were set on fire, leaving the locals panicked.
Miscreants also attacked Hindus at Kornai village in Dinajpur on Sunday. They vandalised and torched houses and business establishments.
The press statement also said: “The current situation of the country is threatening to undermine democracy, peace, religious tolerance and harmony. The failure of the administration to pacify the situation is obvious.”
ASK, in the statement, urged the government to take immediate action to solve the problems and to take legal action against the culprits.