Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday "strongly condemned" the vandalisation of an ancient temple in Anantnag district's Mattan tehsil. Abdullah, the National Conference (NC) Vice President, urged the administration and the Jammu and Kashmir Police to nab the culprits.
Taking to Twitter, Abdullah wrote: "Unacceptable. I strongly condemn this vandalism & urge the administration, especially @JmuKmrPolice police to identify the culprits so they can be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law."
National Conference's Senior Vice President and Anantnag district's Media Head, Umesh Talashi, tweeted the images and a video of the vandalised ancient temple.
"Strongly condemn the attack & vandalism of ancient Mata Bargsheikha Temple at Mattan. Requesting DC Anantnag @dr_piyushsingla & SSP Anantnag, to take the cognisance and nab the culprits at earliest. This is very disheartening & hurts our sentiments," he tweeted.