Japan has made a proposal to revive the historic Nalanda University in Bihar as a major international school of learning.
The proposal was made by a 30-member Japanese delegation comprising leaders from the field of politics, business, education and culture which met Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan here on Tuesday.
The delegation, led by D S Uchide, wanted the minister to take the lead and assured that ??they will initiate the process of fund raising and other support in rebuilding the world famous institution of education??, a Lok Janshakti Party release said.
At the Buddha Jayanti celebrations organised by Mahabodhi society here on Monday, Paswan supported the idea mooted by the society?s president B K Modi to give citizenship to Buddhist Tibetans, who had been living in India for decades, the release said.