New Delhi: Indian High Commission in Canada on Sunday condemned the vandalization of a park sign at a park in Canada named after the Bhagavad Gita. Indian High Commission in Canada demanded a probe into the matter and it termed as a hate crime.
Indian High Commission in Ottawa in a tweet said that we condemn the hate crime at the Shri Bhagvad Gita Park in Brampton. We urge Canadian authorities and Peel Police to investigate and take prompt action on the perpetrators. The park previously called Troyers Park was renamed as Shri Bhagavad Gita Park and unveiled on September 28th.
The news was confirmed by Brampton Mayor Patrick Brown. Condemning the incident and we have zero tolerance for this, he said. We have flagged to Peel Regional Police for further investigation. Canada is home to 1.6 million people of Indian origin and non-resident Indians.