An idol of Goddess Kali destroyed by miscreants in West Bengal, Mamta remains quiet

The news of breaking an idol of Goddess Kali spread like wildfire in West Bengal. While protesters are protesting against the citizenship amendment act in many parts of the country, some people in Bengal have vandalized an idol of Goddess Kali.

It came to notice when devotees, as usual, went to temple in the morning to worship the Goddess Kali maa, they found the idol of Goddess Kali broken and lying on the ground. Some bamboo sticks and an iron rod were also available near the broken idol.

The incident took place in Siliguri city, West Bengal where unidentified people entered the temple in order to steal the ornaments which the idol was wearing. The incident has come in the series of attempts of robbery in the temple and It is the 8th attempt of robbery in the temple. As per reports, a complaint has been registered for previous attempts of robbery as well but no strict action has been taken so far.

People were furious when they got to know about the broken idol of Kali maa. No one has seen miscreants vandalizing the idol of Kaali. The Police have launched a probe into the matter. Miscreants are yet to be arrested. Such types of robbery in Hindu temples have taken place many times but no action has been taken by the Mamata government. Stringent action needs to be taken against the miscreants.

The pictures garnered a debate on social media, Hordes of netizens slammed miscreants for defaming Hindu Goddess which is considered the most powerful form of Shakti. Many have demanded a probe into the matter, several netizens took to social media to criticize the act.

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