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London police returned which image to the Indian High Commission?

[A]. Bodhidharma
[B]. Buddha
[C]. Ashoka
[D]. Mahavira

Answer: Option B


London police returned the 12th Century AD Bronze image of Buddha which was stolen from the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) Museum at Nalanda in 1961 to the Indian High Commission. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman handed over the statue to the Culture Minister Prahlad Singh Patel. The bronze image of Buddha: The 12th Century AD Bronze image of Buddha seated in the Bhumipasara mudra was stolen by the British in August 1961. The art was influenced by Buddhism.

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