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Buddha statue stolen in Muzaffarnagar, Dalits stage protest

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    Muzaffarnagar (UP), Jan 9: A statue of Gautama Buddha was stolen from a village in Muzaffarnagar district, triggering protest by Dalits, police said on Tuesday.

    Buddha statue stolen in Muzaffarnagar (Representative image)

    The statue was stolen from Guyana Majra village on Monday, Charthawal police station SHO G C Sharma.

    Soon after the news spread, angry Dalit villagers staged a protest in the western Uttar Pradesh district, police said. Police have launched a search for the accused.


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