A new Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi is getting Saudis riled up

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a historic visit to the UAE on Sunday. (AFP/File)
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a historic visit to the UAE on Sunday. (AFP/File)

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s two-day visit in the UAE on Sunday came with several new projects in the emirates, including building Abu Dhabi’s first Hindu temple.

The Hindu place of worship would be the third in the country, first in Abu Dhabi. And while there were plenty excited about the announcement in the Muslim country, the hashtag “building a Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi” goes to show not everyone in the Gulf feels the same way.

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