Students and faculty have been at loggerheads with the administration for the past few days as unidentified persons snuck the statue of Buddha into the campus and installed it.
Sub-committee has been formed to finalise the new location for the Buddha statue; New Saraswati idol will be installed at the earliest.
With the magic Indian touch, the Buddha's humble bowl is getting quite a makeover
Left Front chairman Biman Bose announced Bhattacharjee's presence in the rally but said that he would hear the proceedings of the public meeting from inside his car due to ill health.
Ram Bahadur Bamjan, also known as Buddha Boy, became famous in southern Nepal in 2005 when many believed he was able to meditate without moving for months with no food or water.
Police suspected that one of his devotees, Sanchalal Waiba, who went missing from Bomjan's ashram in Sindhupalchowk, might have been murdered.
The 3.5-feet stone idol bought from Mahabalipuram was installed near the Om Sakthi temple.
Under the new scheme, students going abroad for graduation in engineering, basic science, agriculture, medicine, law and other subjects will also get scholarships.
Bhante Prashil Ratna also said that the foundation is planning to set up a Buddhist University in Gujarat.
E Sivanagi Reddy, CEO of Cultural Center of Vijayawada and Amaravati, which organised the meet, guided them through the post-event excursion.
Phule's statement comes at a time when right-wing organisations have renewed the demand for construction of a Ram temple in Ayodhya.
In 2001, a project was conducted to clean the body, cement rock structure, and mend cracks and install drainage pipes, at a spending of 250 million yuan (about USD 36.87 million).
The film is a dark comedy about two men who uncover secrets that take place in a Buddha statue manufacturing factory.
Central Constituency legislator Bonda Umamaheswara Rao, Mayor Koneru Sreedhar, MLC Buddha Venkanna and division (No 47) corporator G Mahesh were also present on the occasion.
Built in the 9th century with Javanese Buddhist design, Borobudur temple in Indonesia is the largest Buddhist temple in the world.