(DSU News Bureau) The Newest Gurdwara Sahib in the UK in the city of Glasgow, Scotland was sprayed with Ant-Islamic graffiti with a Nazi swastika sign. The Sikh sangat discovered the spray painting two weeks ago but decided not to remove it so that it can be publicized.
The Scotland police was alerted after the incident occurred. The Gurdwara Sahib which cost £15m and set to open in the summer.
Surjit Singh Chowdhary, Vice-President of Central Gurdwara Singh Sabha, said: “The Sikh community completely abhors the hateful ideology of Islamophobia.
“We are in complete shock that such disgraceful words were put on the walls of this great Gurdwara.
“The Sikh community’s gift to Glasgow has been commandeered as a platform for the hateful messages which do not belong in our country.”
Charandeep Singh, general secretary of Glasgow Gurdwara, added: “These words represent ignorance at its worst. Unfortunately in this climate of rampant Islamophobia, members of the Sikh community have fallen victim too.
“This sad incident should energise our political leaders and fellow citizens to continue the campaign to root out such hateful beliefs.
“We will continue our dialogue with the police, local and national politicians to create an inclusive society and celebrate the contributions made by Scottish Sikhs to our country.”