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Temples, gurdwaras and mosques recieve government funds for security

Places of worship will now receive extra support from the government.

By: Sarwar Alam

A Hindu temple that was subjected to graffiti attacks and a gurdwara are among a number of places of worship in the UK to receive government funds for additional security measures. “A Hindu temple in southwest England, which has been subjected to hateful graffiti, was awarded £9,319.20 for CCTV, security lighting, and gated fencing,” the Home Office said in a statement today. The unnamed temple and the gurdwara are among a number of places of worship in the UK to receive funds under the newly-launched Places of Worship Security Funding Scheme. A mosque in Lincolnshire in the east of England, which…

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