Thieves steal donation box, jewellery from Jain temple

Rajkot (Gujarat), January 21, 2017: Thieves targeted Jain temple located on a hill top — Tal Dhwajgiri Dungar — in Talaja town of Bhavnagar Thursday late night and stole the donation box besides gold and silver ornaments on the idols worth Rs 55,000. Navin Shah, one of the trustee of the Jain temple lodged a […]

Sadhu assaults Jain monk on Mt Girnar

Rajkot (Gujarat), Jan 3, 2013: A controversy over ownership of a religious site on Mount Girnar in Junagadh town saw a Hindu sadhu allegedly stabbing a Jain monk on Tuesday. Police sources said victim Prabalsagarji Maharaj of Udaipur in Rajasthan was taken to a private hospital for the treatment as he had received serious injuries […]

Rs 5 lakh silver canopy stolen from Derasar

Rajkot (Gujarat), August 13, 2012: On the eve of religious period of paryushan, which begins from Tuesday, thieves raided a Jain temple and decamped with jewellery worth Rs 5 lakh on Monday. The burgled temple was Pattani Derasar located near Jubilee Park. Police said the theft took place between 8.30 am and 8.45 am on […]

Rajkot’s jain monks refuse to end their fast

Rajkot (Gujarat), April 6, 2012: All efforts by the district authorities to convince two Jain monks to withdraw their fast unto death protest failed on Thursday. The duo have been on fast for the last eight days demanding complete ban on slaughter houses and sale of meat, egg and other non-vegetarian items in Palitana, one […]

Rs8.87 lakh theft at Jain temple in Botad

Thieves targeted Jain derasar in Botad town of Bhavnagar district on Wednesday night and decamped with ornaments worth Rs 8.87 lakh. Rajkot (Gujarat), February 23, 2012: Thieves targeted Jain derasar in Botad town of Bhavnagar district on Wednesday night and decamped with ornaments worth Rs 8.87 lakh. According to police complaint filed by Nilesh Doshi, […]

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