Parade to Install Hindu Statues

February 15, 2009

Author: Staff Writer

Source: BBC News

Hundreds of people have paraded through the streets of Derby as part of a religious ceremony to install statues at a Hindu temple.

Fourteen marble icons were unveiled at the Geeta Bhawan temple in Pear Tree on Sunday.

Prem Shukla, an executive member at the temple, said he was proud that the building is being used by Hindus from different backgrounds.