Hindu Temple of Diego Suarez

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The Rhada Krishna Hindu Temple is located in the centre of Diego Suarez (Antsiranana), the northernmost town in Madagascar.

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A sign next to the temple reads: The first Hindu Settlers arrived mostly from Bombay and Rajkot (India) in 1900. They were speaking the same language - the "Guajarati" - as the Indian Muslims. In the beginning, the Hindus practiced their religion in a rented building located in Colbert Street, next to where "Nourani Shop" is now. The current temple, Rhada Krishna, was built in early 1991 thanks to the determination of a few members of their community.