ROCKAWAY, N.J., Aug. 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- In a report released in July 2022, researchers at Rutgers University concluded that Hinduphobia has a strong and growing online presence and has been increasing in recent yearsi. Ironically, around the same time, the City of Manteca, in a last-minute special meeting, voted to rescind the proclamation awarded to Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh on the occasion of "Health for Humanity - Yogathon 2022".
- This Hinduphobic action by the City has caused angst and fear amongthe Hindu Americans who live in and around the City.
- Regardless of HSS volunteers' selflesswork within the society, the City of Manteca, California, chose to revisitthe proclamation given to HSS in January 2022.
- Neither the Mayor's office nor the City Council formally notifiedHSS despite keeping the HSS on their public discussion agenda.
- Ignoring the local volunteers' request and without due diligence, the City of Manteca rescinded the proclamation.