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Looking into allegations of Air India's painting going amiss: Jayant Sinha

Reports suggest some paintings gifted by acclaimed artist Jatin Das may have reached open market

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Civil Aviation Minister Jayant Sinha
Civil Aviation Minister Jayant Sinha

Union Minister on Wednesday said the government was looking closely into allegations of some of Air India's paintings going missing.

According to media reports, some of the paintings gifted by acclaimed artist Jatin Das to the carrier "may have reached the open market".


"We are monitoring the media reports very closely. has been keeping quite meticulous records over the years and making sure that all of the inventory is properly accounted for," the Minister of State for Civil Aviation told reporters on the sidelines of an event in New Delhi.

Ashwani Lohani, the chairman and managing director of the airline, said an internal inquiry has been ordered.

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