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Several kilos of Shirdi Sai temple’s gold missing

The world famous Sai Baba shrine at Shirdi has been receiving several hundred kilograms of gold articles from devout followers every year, but information received by an RTI activist reveals that several kilograms of gold have vanished over the years in c

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 20 July 2013, 04:32:58 PM
Several kilos of Shirdi Sai temple's gold missing

Several kilos of Shirdi Sai temple's gold missing

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In a new revelation, several kilos of Shirdi Sai temple's gold has been found missing.
Several kilos of Shirdi Sai temple's gold missing

Several kilos of Shirdi Sai temple's gold missing

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Ignoring controversies, millions of devotees, rich and poor, continue to visit the Shirdi Sai Baba shrine every year.
Several kilos of Shirdi Sai temple's gold missing

Several kilos of Shirdi Sai temple's gold missing

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Yashwant Mane, the deputy executive officer of Shirdi Sai Sansthan said that the report of major loss while melting gold articles was misleading and baseless.
Several kilos of Shirdi Sai temple's gold missing

Several kilos of Shirdi Sai temple's gold missing

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The Bombay HC has directed the Maharashtra government to constitute a new committee to look into the affairs of Shri Sai Baba.
Several kilos of Shirdi Sai temple's gold missing

Several kilos of Shirdi Sai temple's gold missing

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According to an RTI activist Sanjay Kale around 15 kilograms of gold has vanished over 3 years.
Several kilos of Shirdi Sai temple's gold missing

Several kilos of Shirdi Sai temple's gold missing

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According to rules, gold articles should have been auctioned, but there was no auction.
Several kilos of Shirdi Sai temple's gold missing

Several kilos of Shirdi Sai temple's gold missing

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The amount of gold donations has been so high that parts of the wall of the shrine has been gold-plated.
Several kilos of Shirdi Sai temple's gold missing

Several kilos of Shirdi Sai temple's gold missing

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Gold that is melted in Mumbai is then converted into gold coins by the temple trust and sold to devotees as memorabilia.
Several kilos of Shirdi Sai temple's gold missing

Several kilos of Shirdi Sai temple's gold missing

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The temple gets gold in the form of gold crown, gold throne, gold utensils.
Several kilos of Shirdi Sai temple's gold missing

Several kilos of Shirdi Sai temple's gold missing

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The Sai Baba shrine at Shirdi receives hundred kilograms of Gold/Silver articles from millions of devotees