ISKCON monks protest in front of Russian embassy

With PM Manmohan Singh on visit to Russia and China, monks of ISKCON demonstrated outside the Russian consulate here to protest the threat of demolition of the only ISKCON temple in that country.

PTI| Updated: Oct 20, 2013, 19:20 PM IST

Kolkata: With Prime Minister Manmohan Singh leaving on a visit to Russia and China, monks of ISKCON on Sunday staged a demonstration outside the Russian consulate here to protest the threat of demolition of the only ISKCON temple in that country.
"Today we have gathered here to protest against the threat of demolition of the only ISKCON temple in Russia. We will submit a deputation to Russian officials here registering our protest," ISKCON`s Kolkata unit`s General Manager Radharaman Das said today.
The monks also demanded that ISKCON be allowed to build a new temple in Russia.