Jain trust files plea in HC over Girnar shrine row

Ahmedabad (Gujarat), January 10, 2013: The dispute regarding alleged illegal construction around a shrine on the fifth tonk (peak) of Girnar mountain in Junagadh has landed before the Gujarat high court. A trust of the Digambar Jain sect has alleged illegal construction around the idol and charan (footprint) of lord Neminath, in a manner that […]

On streets against attacks on Jain ascetics

Jaipur (Rajasthan), January 9, 2013: Jain community members of Jaipur, Rajasthan will be on streets against attacks on Jain ascetics. They will march from Mahavira school, C-sheme to Chief Minister’s house. Rally will be started at 11 AM, January 10, 2013. All Digambar, Shwetambar, Khartar Gachchh, Tapagachchh, Sthanakvasi, Terapanthi communities will join the rally to […]

Silent march organised to protest attacks on Munis

Hazaribag (Bihar), January 8, 2013: The people of Hazaribagh came on streets on Tuesday to protest against the series of attacks on Jain Munis in different parts of the country. After Maharastra and Rajasthan on 1st of January some unidentified criminals attacked on Muni Prabal Sagar at Girinath Sthan, Gujarat. The criminals wounded him badly […]

Mumbai – Jains cry for better security

Mumbai (Maharashtra), January 7, 2012: More than 20,000 Jains participated in a rally near Azad Maidan on Monday, demanding protection for members of their community in the country. Wearing black ribbons, holding placards and raising slogans, they walked for about a kilometre before gathering at Azad Maidan where gurujis and community leaders addressed the people. […]

Peace rally by Sakal Jain Samaj at Aurangabad

Aurangabad (Maharashtra), January 7, 2013: Protesting the recent attack on a Jain spiritual leader in Gujarat, the members of Sakal Jain Samaj in Aurangabad took out a peace rally on Monday. The rally started from Gulmandi and reached the office of the divisional commissioner. Addressing the rally, the spiritual leaders demanded security for Jain munis […]

Chouhan anguished over attack on Jain Seer

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh), January 7, 2013: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has appealed to his Gujarat counterpart Narendra Modi to initiate stringent action against those responsible for allegedly attacking a Jain seer at Girnar. “The entire state, including me, is anguished over the incident involving Jain Muni Prabal Sagar at Girnar town in […]

Digamber Jain Samaj protests in Bangalore

Bangalore (Karnataka), January 6, 2013: Condemning the recent attacks on Jain temples and monks, the Digamber Jain Samaj held a silent protest rally on Sunday at the Digamber jain temple in Wilson garden. The incidents which recently occurred in Gujarat and Karnataka, moved the community to bring the issues to the notice of the government. […]

Attack on Jain monk condemned

Bangalore (Karnataka), January 7, 2013: Members of Jain community staged a silent protest and took out a rally on Sunday in condemnation of the recent attacks on Jain temples and monks in Karnataka and Gujarat. Members said they would submit a memorandum to the state governments against such incidents, requesting them to take action and […]

Akhilesh Yadav assures security to Jains

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh), January 4, 2013: Chief minister Akhilesh Yadav has assured people from Jain community that the government would ensure security of Prabal Sagarji Maharaj, who was attacked in Gujarat. Meeting a delegation of the Jain community, the chief minister was informed that Prabal Sagarji Maharaj was attacked on January 1 and it battling for […]

‘Silent protest rally’ taken out

Bangalore (Karnataka), January 6, 2013: Members of the Digamber Jain Samaj took out a “silent protest rally” here on Sunday against what they termed as “untoward incidents” against members of the Jain community. The protesters demanded quick action against those who defaced an idol of a Jain Tirthankara at Mandaragiri hillock, an ancient Jain heritage […]