BAPS Swaminarayan Akshardham was officially opened yesterday. This sprawling complex is being called the second-largest Hindu Temple in the world. It is located in Robbinsville Township, NJ, and took over twelve years to build. The temple was allegedly funded by donations coming from all over the world.
About 4.5% of the population of New Jersey is estimated to have originated in India. Two-thirds of them are Hindus.
New Jersey is already seen as an epicenter of rising tensions between Hindus and Muslims. These tensions have already boiled over into mob fights in the United Kingdom.