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 […]

Jains offer prayers to Lord Mahavir on his Moksha

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh), November 13, 2012: The festival of lights is special for followers of Jainism, as it was on this day that Lord Mahavir attained Moksha. Jain temples in the city saw scores of devotees offering laddoos and lighting diyas to their deity. “Lord Mahavir commenced his last sermon known as Uttaradhyayan, which lasted […]

Lord Mahavira Idol Defaced by Muslims in Lucknow

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh), August 17, 2012: An idol of Lord Mahavira at Bhagawan Mahavir Park in the Daliganj area of Lucknow has been defaced by a group of Muslims in the name of Asam Himsa after Alvida Namaz on Friday August 17, 2012. This has led to a series of outbursts by the members of […]