New Delhi, January 5, 2013: Central minister of state in ministry of rural development, Govt. of India, Sri Pradeep Jain ‘Aditya’ has said that – “Central forces should be deployed on the Girnar hills replacing the Gujarat police to provide adequate security to the Jain asctics/sadhus & pilgrims visiting the hills.”
Further, he called upon the Gujarat Government – “to punish the guilty & provide proper protection to the Jains in Gujarat”. He was speaking on phone with WWW.JAINHERITAGECENTRES.COM from the protest venue at New Delhi – Jantar Mantar organised to protest against the attack on Muni 108 Sri Prabhalasagarji Maharaj at Girnar.
He also condemned the recent attack on the manastambha & chaturmukha idol on the Mandaragiri hills in Karnataka. -Jain Heritage Centres News Service