Officials run in to save MP's ancient Jain temple from jungle blaze

    08-Apr-2021
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Barwani, April 5: There was a huge fire set in the Satpura Mountains in Madhya Pradesh. Officials and authorities ran to save the 12th Century Digambar Jain Siddha Kshetra of Bawan Gaja from the forest blaze.
 
Officials run in to save  
 
The historic pilgrimage site – with an imposing 84-ft-tall statue of Lord Adinath -- is 8km from the district headquarters of Barwani and 155km from the Indore. Barwani divisional forest officer (DFO) Dr. Anupam Sahay had told that the fire is about 2km by aerial distance from Bawan Gaja but will be controlled soon.
 
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