Attacks on religious places won`t be tolerated: PM

Last Updated: Sunday, July 7, 2013 - 12:50

New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday strongly condemned the terror strike on the Mahabodhi Temple in Bodh Gaya and said such attacks on religious places would "never be tolerated".
"The Prime Minister has strongly condemned the blasts in around the sacred Mahabodhi Temple at Bodh Gaya. He has said that our composite culture and traditions teach us respect for all religions and such attacks on religious places will never be tolerated," a Prime Minister`s Office release said.

The Prime Minister also wished speedy recovery to the people injured in the attack.

Serial blasts took place inside and outside the Mahabodhi Temple in Bodh Gaya early on Sunday morning in which two people were injured.
Congress general secretary and communication department in-charge Ajay Maken said, "We condemn this horrific incident in Bodh Gaya. I urge the state government and other agencies to bring the guilty to justice as soon as possible. We also wish speedy recovery to all the injured."

PTI



First Published: Sunday, July 7, 2013 - 12:16

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