WEST BENGAL: A low intensity blast rocked the Belur Math complex at Howrah in West Bengal on Friday night.
Two crude bombs went off ahead of the evening prayers around 5:30 PM, sources inform. The blast took place near the shoe rack of the worshippers outside the main temple.
No one has been reported injured in the blast; however, the window panes of the temple have broken down.
The police immediately rushed to the spot and started their investigation into the matter. The intention behind the attack is yet to be discovered.
Founded by Swami Vevikanada, Belur Math is the headquarters of the Ramakrishna Math and Mission and is located on the west bank of the Hooghly River, Belur and comes under the Bally police station area.
Notable for its architecture, the temple is the heart of the Ramakrishna Movement.