Social media users from around the world are celebrating the union of two Indian grooms who tied the knot in a traditional Hindu ceremony earlier this month.View this post on Instagram
Community members of all faiths in Louisville, Kentucky, joined hands to “paint away the hate” at a vandalized Swaminarayan Temple and showed support for the Hindu community.
The incident occurred after the service on January 27, when a 17-year-old boy spray-painted “messages of hate” across the walls of the Swaminarayan Temple on Bardstown Road, Mayor Greg Fischer said, according to WLKY.
Hindu nationalists have boycotted Amazon after the company signed up an Indian actress who spoke up against child rape.
On April 13, Swara Bhasker called justice for Asifa Bano, the 8-year-old girl gang-raped and murdered in northern India earlier this month.
The latest case, involving an 8-year-old Muslim girl who was gang raped by a group of 8 Hindu men in the Kashmir state, sparked national outrage, pressuring Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take drastic action in passing the new measure, according to AFP (via AsiaOne).