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“Vrindavan Holy Dham”,A Hindu Temple in “North Virginia” is saved by diverting major pipeline

Where hate crimes are on the rise in the US, the Rover Pipeline has been rerouted to save a Hindu temple

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West Virginia, USA, Mar 13, 2017: In order to save the New Vrindavan Holy Dham, Rover Pipeline, an Energy Transfer Partners subsidiary; has decided to divert the pipeline near Moundsville in New Virginia, as per a report in Topyaps.

Owing to its Dakota Pipeline project in the North Dakota region, Energy Transfer Partners has been receiving criticism.

The American Hindu Committee is highly appreciating this decision to save Lord Krishna’s temple “Vrindavan Holy Dham” located in North Virginia, US.

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President of the Universal Society of Hinduism, Rajan Zed expressed his gratitude towards Rover Pipeline for giving due regard to the sentiments of the Hindus for the temple complex (saving new Vrindavan Holy Dham) & for maintaining the sanctity of the place.

Zed further urged all the businesses to work towards respecting and accommodating all religious sentiments.

The $4.2 million Rover Pipeline is a 713-mile natural gas pipeline transporting gas to the markets in the US and Canada.

– Prepared by Nikita Saraf, Twitter: @niki_saraf

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Amazon Facing a Major Backlash on Twitter for ‘Hurting’ Hindu Sentiments

Amazon Canada website earlier faced flak for selling doormats resembling the India’s flag

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The logo of Amazon, online retailer is seen at the company logistics center in Lauwin-Planque, France. VOA

E-commerce website Amazon faced a major backlash on Twitter on Thursday and #boycottAmazon trended on the micro blogging site after users started tweeting out against the retail giant for “hurting” Hindu sentiments and selling floor mats and toilet seats with images of Hindu deities.

“God in any form is GOD …I want to ask the world … ???? Do Christians or Muslims put Lord Jesus / Allah images in their bathrooms & on their toilets ? ???? #BoycottAmazon,” one user tweeted.

“Hindu deities on floor mats and toilet covers…didn’t expect this from #amazon #BoycottAmazon,” tweeted another.

As many as 16,500 tweets were posted against Amazon India till the time the article was filed.

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Security guards stand at the reception desk of the Amazon India office in Bengaluru, India, Aug. 14, 2015. VOA

The ecommerce giant was yet to issue a statement on this.

However, this is not the first time that the retail giant has come under fire for listing such articles bearing images of Hindu deities.

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Amazon Canada website earlier faced flak for selling doormats resembling the India’s flag.

External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj had publicly threatened to rescind visas of the firm’s employees if the doormats were not removed from the portal. (IANS)