New Delhi, May 5: Mandir yahin banega’ (‘The temple will be constructed here’) was found scribbled on the door of St Stephen’s College chapel at the University of Delhi.
Citing sources News 18 reported, the graffiti on the door was first noticed by students on Friday evening and as of Saturday morning, the work had begun to get rid of the slogans.
Not only this, the cross outside the church had the words “I’m going to hell” written on them.
No is aware of who wrote it or for how long it’s been up there because there have been no regular classes due to the impending Delhi University examinations.
The Congress-affiliated National Students’ Union of India in its statement, condemned the attack and sought strict action against the perpetrator(s). Meanwhile, the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) also voiced its concern against such vandalism in educational institutions.
“Inflammatory quotes like ‘Mandir Yahi Banega’ were found written on the chapel’s main door, while an ‘Om’ symbol along with the words ‘I’m going to hell’ was found on the cross situated behind the chapel yesterday”, news agency PTI quoted Students union president Sai Aashirwaad as saying.
“The messages, however, were cleared today,” he added.