New Delhi, Oct 10 (UNI) Senior Congress leader Karan Singh has condemned recent incidents of violence and attacks on ''defenceless places of worship'' and said arson and rape were a disgrace to religion that prides itself on its long history of tolerance and non-violence.
Speaking on behalf of an International organisation 'Temple of Understanding,' Dr Singh said literature denigrating and insulting Hindu deities was also being circulated, which should be stopped immediately as per the law.
He added that stern measures at state as well as Central levels should be taken to quell such activities and bring the guilty to the book.
The leader urged, ''all right thinking citizens, regardless of their religion or caste affiliations, to rally in condemning such activities that bring bad name to our Indian culture and bring our great civilisation to disrepute around the world.'' UNI SNG RJ NS1852