Three antique Jain statues stolen in Uttar Pradesh

May 31st, 2008 - 8:42 pm ICT by admin  


Firozabad, May 31 (IANS) Three antique ashtadhatu (eight-metal) statues were found missing from a Jain temple in Firozabad in Uttar Pradesh. Hundreds of Jains gathered Friday in Mohalla Devnagar and protested against the theft.

Sant Kumar, a priest, told the police that the statue of Bhagwan Parsvnath was 1,600 years old. The other two statues were of Bhagwan Bahubali and Sidh Bhagwan. Five canopies were also missing.

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