Chiranjeevi condemns attack on Mahabodhi temple

Last Updated: Mon, Jul 08, 2013 10:11 hrs

Union Tourism Minister K. Chiranjeevi has strongly condemned the attack on the Mahabodhi temple complex at Bodh Gaya in Bihar.

In a statement issued here today, Chiranjeevi deeply regretted the injuries caused to the pilgrims and damage to the property by this attack.

The Minister urged all sections of the society to be tolerant to each other in the matter of religious faith and work towards building one humanistic society on the path shown by Lord Buddha.

He further sought an immediate report from the Department of Tourism, Government of Bihar on the damage caused to this World Heritage Site.

Two monks were injured when nine low intensity blasts rocked the temple town early on Sunday morning. (ANI)

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