He asserted"PM Anthony Albanese and I have in the past discussed the issue of attack on temples in Australia and activities of separatist elements. We discussed the matter today also".
He added "PM Albanese assured me once again today that he will take strict actions against such elements in the future also".
Three incidents of temple vandalism have been reported in this year. A prominent Hindu temple in Brisbane, Shree Laxmi Narayan Temple, was attacked by pro-Khalistan supporters in March. This incident marked as the fourth incident of temple attack against two Hindu temples in Australia.
Other than this, on January 16, Shri Shiva Vishnu Temple in Australia's Carrum Downs was vandalised with anti-Hindu graffiti.
On January 12, the BAPS Swaminarayan Mandir in Australia's Mill Park was smeared with anti-India and anti-Hindu graffiti. The temple was vandalised by anti-India elements with anti-India slogans written on the temple's walls, located in the suburb of Mill Park.
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