Stolen San Jose statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj found in the lobby of a building

The statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, stolen from Guadalupe River Park in San Jose City has been found. Raj Chahal, councilmember of District 2, San Jose, told indica: ”I have good news! The Shivaji statue has been found.” Chahal said he was informed of the discovery by Joseph Hedges, international program manager, City of San Jose Office of Economic Development. It was found at a San Jose metal shop.

Universal condemnation and shock at theft of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj statue from San Jose public park

The recent stealing of Maratha ruler Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj statue located in San Jose’s Guadalupe River Park has not just shocked the Indian American community but also the president of the Sister Cities International Foundation and Chair Emeritus, Global Envoy for the Sister Cities International Network Tim Quigley, who termed it “an assault.”