Modi condemns terror attack on Mahabodhi temple

Last Updated: Sunday, July 7, 2013 - 14:04

Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi today condemned the terror attack on Mahabodhi temple in in Bihar`s Bodh Gaya district.

"Cowardly attack on Mahabodhi Temple is a matter of great sadness for the people of India and the Buddhist community around the world," Modi wrote on micro-blogging site Twitter.
Nine serial explosions rocked the internationally renowned temple town of Bodh Gaya, including four in the Mahabodhi Temple complex, injuring two monks in the blasts.
The Mahabodhi Temple is frequented by Buddhist pilgrims from Sri Lanka, China and Japan and the whole of southeast Asia. A total of 52 countries have established their monasteries in Ahemdabad.

PTI



First Published: Sunday, July 7, 2013 - 14:04

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