Stolen Annapurna Devi idol on its way back to Kashi after 100 years – Divya A.


Annapurna Devi of Varanasi.

Divya A.Repatriated from Canada, the Annapurna Devi idol will be taken from Delhi to Aligarh, Kannauj and Ayodhya, before being placed at the Kashi Vishwanath Temple in Varanasi on November 15th. – Divya A.

The ceremonial handing over of an Annapurna Devi image to the Government of UP was held at Delhi’s National Gallery of Modern Art by the Ministry of Culture. The idol, which was brought back from Canada recently, will be ceremonially installed at the Kashi Vishwanath Temple in Varanasi on November 15.

Besides Union culture minister G. Kishan Reddy, the event was attended by a host of Central and UP government ministers, including Housing and Urban Affairs minister Hardeep Singh Puri, minister of Women and Child Development Smriti Irani, minister of Education Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister of State in the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways and Ministry of Civil Aviation General V.K. Singh, Minister of State for…

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