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The ancient Buddha statue displayed at the High Commission of India in London Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, during a ceremony to hand it back to India, 57-years after it was stolen from an Indian museum and found its way to UK's art dealer market. Police returned the 12-century bronze Buddha statue during a ceremony Wednesday in London marking India's Independence Day.(AP)

Missing 12th century Buddha idol to be soon returned to Nalanda Museum

By Reena Sopam | Hindustan Times, Patna
UPDATED ON AUG 20, 2018 02:48 PM IST
The Buddha statue is part of the collection of over a dozen bronze idols, which had disappeared from the Nalanda Museum nearly 60 years ago.
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