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Visva-Bharati files Rs. 2.39 crore insurance claim

Press Trust of India, PTI  Santiniketan, April 02, 2004
First Published: 23:14 IST(31/3/2004) | Last Updated: 16:12 IST(2/4/2004)

Visva-Bharati authorities on Wednesday filed an insurance claim of over Rs. 2.39 crore for last week's theft of Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore's Nobel Prize medal and memorabilia, university Vice-chancellor Sujit Basu said.

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"We have filed an insurance claim of 2,39,70,000. The total insurance coverage for the museum is Rs. 3,59,13,402," Basu told newsmen after an emergency meeting of the Visva- Bharati Karma Sabha, convened to take stock of the situation following the heist.

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