Fire at Melbourne gurdwara: India takes up matter with Australia
India has taken up with Australia the incident of some unidentified people setting fire at an under-construction building on the premises of a Gurdwara in Melbourne.delhi Updated: Jan 15, 2010 00:55 IST
India has taken up with Australia the incident of some unidentified people setting fire at an under-construction building on the premises of a Gurdwara in Melbourne.
An External Affairs Ministry spokesperson said they were aware of reports about a building under construction on the premises of the Nanaksar Taath Gurdwara in Cranbourne, a suburb of Melbourne, being damaged in a fire that broke out on January 12.
"Our Consulate in Melbourne is in the process of ascertaining details from the Gurudwara Management Committee and also following up on the incident with Australian authorities," the spokesperson said.
The spokesperson said that "some unidentified miscreants had set fire at the construction site, which is located at about 300 odd meters from the Nanaksar Taath Gurdwara".
No one was injured and no structural damage has been caused to the building.