Buddha statue stolen, Dalits stage protest

09 January 2018, 12:39 PM
Buddha statue stolen, Dalits stage protest (Source: PTI)
Buddha statue stolen, Dalits stage protest (Source: PTI)

A statue of Gautama Buddha was stolen from a village in Muzaffarnagar district, triggering protest by Dalits, police said on Tuesday.

The statue was stolen from Guyana Majra village on Monday, Charthawal police station SHO G C Sharma.

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Soon after the news spread, angry Dalit villagers staged a protest in the western Uttar Pradesh district, police said.

Police have launched a search for the accused. 

First Published: Tuesday, January 09, 2018 12:28 PM

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