"I was shocked and sad to see the state of the building. I could not believe my eyes. Four murtis were [bundled] together on the floor, the whole place was desecrated and there were signs that an attempt was made to burn the building."
Rajkoomar said it was not the first time people had damaged the temple: "It was vandalized many times before but this time was the worst," she said. (
The Sanatan Dharma Maha Sabha has decided to replace the desecrated idols with marble ‘murtis’ from
Devant Maharaj, coordinator for the murtis project, said the donors-Nal Ramsingh, Thirbhawon Seegobin, and Sat Maharaj have ordered them and they are expected to be installed at a special Hindu ceremony next February.
Maharaj said the murtis that were vandalized were made of concrete but the replacements will be made out of polished marble and will be made in
.(Trinidad Express) India
The dedication and determination shown by Sewdass Sadhu cannot be mutilated by any force.