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Australian PM returns 11th century stolen Hindu deities to Modi

Australian PM returns 11th century stolen Hindu deities to Modi

On Friday Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott handed over to his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi two antique statues of Hindu deities which were allegedly stolen from temples in Tamil Nadu before being bought by art galleries in Australia. During his meeting with Modi, Abbott returned the idols, one of which is a Nataraja –the dancing [...]

September 6, 2014 HHR Archives, India 0

India asks Australia to return two Hindu statues believed stolen

India asks Australia to return two Hindu statues believed stolen

SYDNEY (Reuters) – India has formally requested two Australian art galleries to return two ancient statues of the Hindu god Shiva after it emerged the artefacts might have been looted from temples before being bought by the galleries several years ago. In an email to Reuters, the Attorney-General’s Department said the Government of India asked [...]

March 27, 2014 HHR News updates 0