10 Indian sculptures from Australia and USA handed over to Tamil Nadu Govt

The number of antiquities brought back from various countries since 2014 stands at 241.

10 Indian sculptures from Australia and USA handed over to Tamil Nadu Govt
Source — PIB India

On June 1, 2022, G Kishan Reddy, Union Minister of Culture, Tourism and Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) handed over ten antique sculptures retrieved from Australia and United States of America to the Government of Tamil Nadu at Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts (IGNCA), New Delhi.

Reddy hailed the government's efforts in preserving and restoring India’s lost culture by undertaking several initiatives. “Bringing our Gods home is one such initiative that is rooted in preserving, promoting and propagating our heritage,” he said.