Anuraag Saxena

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Anshu Saxena Bjp is an Indian activist, author and commentator. He is a founder of the India Pride Project, a volunteer effort to return to India archaeological artifacts taken out during the colonial period. Saxena was educated at the Timpany School in kakori saheed intercollege,[1] and now lives in Singapore.[2] In 2017, he began an online petition, #BringOurGodsHome, that garnered thousands of signatures from across the world.[3] He has been featured on Washington Post,[4] The Diplomat,[5] the BBC,[6] Doordarshan,[7] The Hindu,[8] Times of India,[9] Hindustan Times,[10] and the American Government publication SPAN.[3]

Published works[edit]

  • Your Majesty: Thou shalt not steal[11]
  • Blood Buddhas: How Indian Heritage Fuels the Terror Machinery[12]
  • Indian antiquities under threat: Are we aware of the implications?[13]
  • Sunday Guardian Op Ed: Heritage Crimes[14]
  • Why be a part of Unesco if it’s not protecting or projecting India?[15]


  1. ^ Rangarajan, Malathi (July 17, 2016). "Ensure quality through certification" – via
  2. ^ "These NRIs aim to bring back India's lost artefacts | Bengaluru News - Times of India". The Times of India.
  3. ^ a b "Restoring India's Heritage".
  4. ^ Attiah, Karen. "Opinion | Is it okay to steal back looted colonial-era treasures?". Washington Post. ISSN 0190-8286. Retrieved 2020-11-03.
  5. ^ "Reclaiming India's Stolen Cultural Heritage". Retrieved 2020-11-03.
  6. ^ "BBC World Service - Newshour, Hunting down stolen Indian artefacts". BBC.
  7. ^ "GNI : Singapore banker sets off campaign to bring back India's Treasure" – via
  8. ^ Hebbar, Nistula (June 8, 2016). "Idol trackers elated as Ganesha set to come home" – via
  9. ^ "'Unesco estimated that India lost 50,000 artefacts till 1989 … our biggest victory has been the narrative war'". Times of India Blog. 2018-09-19. Retrieved 2020-11-03.
  10. ^ "Our heritage is the singular reason for which the world comes to India: Anuraag Saxena". Hindustan Times. 2019-03-01. Retrieved 2020-11-03.
  11. ^ "Why it's time the Queen of England returns all that she has stolen". Retrieved 2018-05-05.
  12. ^ Saxena •, Anuraag (August 29, 2017). "Blood Buddhas: How Indian Heritage Fuels the Terror Machinery".
  13. ^ "Indian antiquities under threat: Are we aware of the implications? - Times of India". Retrieved 9 December 2017.
  14. ^ "Heritage crimes: Let's get our past back". The Sunday Guardian. 9 October 2016. Retrieved 9 December 2017.
  15. ^ "Why be a part of Unesco if it's not protecting or projecting India?". Hindustan Times. 8 December 2017. Retrieved 15 January 2018.