Statue vandalism Row: Ambedkar's Statue Vandalized third time in UP
Statue vandalism Row: Ambedkar's Statue Vandalized third time in UP


Allahabad, Jhunsi (Uttar Pradesh), Mar 31: Incidents of attack on statues of the Communist idol are still underway,, Statue of BR Ambedkar has damaged by miscreants in Jhunsi's Trivenipuram in Uttar Pradesh.

Some unknown miscreants on Saturday vandalized a statue of Dalit icon Dr BR Ambedkar in Allahabad’s Jhunsi as ANI reported. The head of the sculpture was seen lying isolated from its body. The police are yet to find out who is responsible for the vandalism. The vandalism was reported in Jhunsi’s Trivenipuram. This is the third such case of BR Ambedkar’s bust being vandalized in Uttar Pradesh.

 This row has sparked when Communist icon Vladimir Lenin’s statue brought down at Belonia town, headquarters of South Tripura district just a few days after the BJP’s victory in Tripura elections where a 25-year-long communist government was ousted.

This nearly 11-ft tall fibreglass statue, which stood on a pedestal at College Square, was brought down on the first week of March with the help of a bulldozer.

 A few days ago In the row of Statue vandalism, an unknown person targeted statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai in Gandhinagar's Shertha Gujarat as reported by ANI.

An unknown person had garlanded the statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel with empty cold drink bottles & grass. Case registered Police still investigating the case.

Before this  Mahatma Gandhi was damaged by unknown persons in Thaliparamba area of Kannur. The spectacle of the statue was also damaged.

In West Bengal, the Black ink has thrown at a statue of Jawaharlal Nehru in Katwa's Telephone Maidan, at night. Police have reached the spot on receiving information & the statue was cleaned later.

In another case Bharatiya Jana Sangh founder Syama Prasad Mukherjee's bust was vandalized in Kolkata's Kalighat, at Keoratola Mohasoshan, Kolkata after that PM Narendra Modi also spoke to HM in this regard & has expressed his “strong disapproval” of such incidents.

In Tamil Nadu, Unidentified miscreants poured paint on the idol of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar in Tiruvottiyur, Chennai. Following this Tripura, Tamil Nadu has staged protests and after that Security has been deployed in these states amid protests.


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