US hands over 157 antiques to India

The items mostly belong to the period between 11th and 14th centuries

US hands over 157 antiques to India
Image: PM Modi with the artefacts (Twitter)

The Ministry of External Affairs has stated that the US government has returned 157 artefacts to India during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit.

“On behalf of the government of India, India in New York profusely thanks the office of district attorney of New York county Manhattan DA and its restitution team for their excellent support in return of antiquities to India. Look forward to their continued support,” a statement said.