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Canada will return a unique Statue of Annapurna stolen from India more than 100 years ago. The statue is part of the 1936 original will of Norman McKenzie. The university said in a statement on Thursday that artist Divya Mehra drew attention to the fact that the idol was wrongly brought more than a century ago.

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  • Last Updated:November 21, 2020, 7:28 PM IST

Toronto A University of Canada will return to India a unique statue of the Hindu goddess Annapurna, which was stolen from India more than a century ago, in an attempt to ‘correct historical wrongs’ and recover from the ‘unpleasant legacy of colonialism’. . This statue is part of the collection of the University of Regina at McKenzie Art Gallery. The statue is part of the 1936 original will of Norman McKenzie. The university said in a statement on Thursday that the artist Divya Mehra drew attention to the fact that the idol was wrongly brought more than a century ago. Her attention turned to her as she was scrutinizing McKenzie’s permanent collection and preparing for her exhibition.

According to the statement, on 19 November there was a program to return this idol digitally and now it will be sent back soon. The university’s interim president and vice-chancellor, Dr. Thomas Chase, digitally met Indian High Commissioner Ajay Bisaria in Canada to officially send the statue to India. Bisaria said, “We are happy that this unique statue of Annapurna is on its way back home.” I am grateful to Regina University for taking proactive steps to return this cultural heritage to India.

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The university said that on the basis of its extensive investigation, Mehra came to the conclusion that McKenzie was eyeing the statue during his visit to India in 1913 and when a stranger came to know of Mackenzie’s desire to get the statue, he visited Varanasi Stole him from his original place on the Ganges Ghat.

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