DELHI, APRIL 24: TheChakma people residing in Delhi staged a sit-in-protest against firearm use at Buddhist Temple. The Chakma people accused that Tripura state Government, State police and Tripura State Rifles personnel used firearms in the premises of Pechartol Buddhist Temple Udayan Buddha Vihar on 13th April.
When Buddhist devotes including women and children visited the Udayan Buddha Vihar( temple) in pecharthal, Unakoti, Tripura, all of a sudden, about 10 armed personnel including Tripura State Rifles destroyed the fence of the temple and entered aggressively into the premises of the temple area and started firing randomly, which scared everyone. They also targeted the Buddhist devotees , injuring some of the including women and children.
The sit-in-protest was addressed and led by Sunanu Sameer Chakma(Tripura) , A memorandum has been submitted to Tripura Bhawan, New Delhi with the following demands.
1). Immediate action against the members of the armed personnel involved in indiscriminate firing in a Buddhist temple.
2). Direct the authorities to inquiry into the indiscriminate firing, and
3). Punish all persons involved/ in this incident.